NEA Literature Fellowships

2009 - Poetry

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  • Aimee Nezhukumatathil

    Aimee Nezhukumatathil was born in Chicago, Illinois, and received her MFA in poetry and creative nonfiction from The Ohio State...

  • William Notter

    William Notter grew up in Northeast Colorado. He earned an MFA from the University of Arkansas and a BA from...

  • Benjamin Paloff

    Benjamin Paloff grew up in Atlantic City and is a poetry editor at Boston Review. His poems have appeared in...

  • Patrick Phillips

    Patrick Phillips' first book, Chattahoochee, received the 2005 Kate Tufts Discovery Award, and his second collection, Boy, was published by...

  • Joseph Powell

    Joseph Powell teaches at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington. He has published three collections of poems: Counting the Change,...

  • Charles Rafferty

    Charles Rafferty is the author of four collections of poetry: The Man on the Tower (winner of the Arkansas Poetry...

  • Chelsea Rathburn

    Chelsea Rathburn's first full-length poetry collection, The Shifting Line, won the 2005 Richard Wilbur Award and was published by the...

  • Thom Satterlee

    Thom Satterlee is the author of Burning Wyclif, chosen by Robert Fink for the 2006 Walt McDonald First-Book Poetry Series...

  • Faith Shearin

    Faith Shearin's first book The Owl Question (Utah State University Press, 2004) won the May Swenson Award, and her second...

  • David Shumate

    David Shumate is the author of High Water Mark (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004), winner of the 2003 Agnes Lynch...

  • Gabriel Spera

    Gabriel Spera's first collection of poems, The Standing Wave, was selected for the 2002 National Poetry Series and published by...

  • Jane Springer

    Jane Springer received her PhD in creative writing from Florida State and is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Poetry...

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