Laura McCullough Poetry Reading
September 25, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
The BFA in Creative Writing Program is pleased host a public reading by poet Laura McCullough.
Laura McCullough is the author of The Wild Night Dress (University of Arkansas Press, 2017),selected by Billy Collins in the Miller Williams Poetry Prize Series, was published by . Her other books of poems include Jersey Mercy (Black Lawrence Press), Rigger Death & Hoist Another (BLP), Panic (winner of the Kinereth Genseler Award, Alice James Books), Speech Acts (BLP), What Men Want (XOXOX Press), and The Dancing Bear (Open Book Press). She conceived of and curated two anthologies of essays on poetry, A Sense of Regard: Essays on Poetry and Race (University of Georgia Press) andThe Room and the World: Essays on the Poet Stephen Dunn (University of Syracuse Press). Her prose and poetry have appeared widely in places such as Michigan Quarterly Review, The Southern Review, The Georgia Review, The American Poetry Review, Guernica, Pank, Gulf Coast, The Writer’s Chronicle, Best American Poetry, and others. She has had fellowships or scholarships from Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Sewanee Writers Conference, the Nebraska Summer Writers Conference, the Virginia Center for the Arts, the Vermont Studio Center, Marble House, the New Jersey State Arts Council, among others. She teaches full time at Brookdale Community College, is on the faculty of the Sierra Nevada low-residency MFA, and has taught for Ramapo College and Stockton University. She is the founding editor of Mead: the Magazine of Literature and Libations.