NEA Literature Fellowships

2011 - Poetry

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  • Cristin O'Keefe  Aptowicz

    Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Everything is Everything (Write Bloody Publishing, 2010). She is...

  • Michelle Boisseau

    Michelle Boisseau's books of poems include A Sunday in God-Years (University of Arkansas Press, 2009); Trembling Air (Arkansas, 2003), a...

  • Jericho Brown

    Jericho Brown's first collection of poetry, Please (New Issues Press, 2008), won the 2009 American Book Award. Brown is the...

  • Ashley Capps

    Ashley Capps received her MFA from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop in 2006. Her first book of poems, Mistaking...

  • Julie Carr

    Julie Carr is the author of four books of poetry: Mead: An Epithalamion (University of Georgia Press, 2004), Equivocal (Alice...

  • Killarney Clary

    Killarney Clary was born in Los Angeles in 1953 and raised in Pasadena. She was an art student at UC...

  • Jennifer Denrow

    Jennifer Denrow lives in Colorado where she attends the University of Denver. She has two chapbooks: A Knee for a...

  • Catherine Doty

    Catherine Doty is the author of Momentum (Cavankerry, 2004), a volume of poetry, and Just Kidding (Avocet Press, 1999), a...

  • Blas Falconer

    Blas Falconer is the author of The Foundling Wheel (Four Way Books, forthcoming 2013) and A Question of Gravity and...

  • Chanda Feldman

    Chanda Feldman grew up in Tennessee. She earned her MFA from Cornell University and her BA in English Literature from...

  • Richard Foerster

    Richard Foerster was born in 1949 in the Bronx, New York, the son of German immigrants, and holds degrees in...

  • Aracelis Girmay

    Aracelis Girmay is the author of the collage-based picture book, changing, changing, and the poetry collection Teeth, for which she...

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