Assistant Professor in Creative Writing, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
My time in graduate school was a welcome immersion in poetry. I was supported and challenged while I discovered what I valued in my own writing. The community I found there continues to be important to my writing life.
Publications: Appetite (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012); Blue on Blue Ground (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005); "What It Feels Like to Be Aaron Smith," Best American Poetry 2013 (Scribner, 2013).
Date of graduation: 1998