Professor for the Creative Writing Program
M.F.A., University of Iowa
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
Hoyt Hall 340
Clean, Persea Books, 2011
Things Are Disappearing Here, Persea Books, 2007
Back Through Interruption, Kent State University Press, 2003
Honors and Distinctions
Fellowships, MacDowell Colony and Yaddo, 2015
Jeannette Haien Ballard Writers Award, 2014
Editor's Choice, New York Times Book Review. January 2008. Things Are Disappearing Here.
Finalist, James Laughlin Award, 2008. Things Are Disappearing Here.
Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Award, 2001. Back Through Interruption.
Runner-Up, Great Lakes New Writers Award, 2003. Back Through Interruption.
Fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002.
Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from the Sewanee Writers' Conference, 2003.
Paumanok Poetry Award, 2003.
American Academy of Poets Prize, 1995.