University of Mississippi

Beth Spencer

Education

  • M.F.A., Poetry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • M.A., English, University of Mississippi
  • B.A., English, University of Mississippi

Publications

  • Poetry most recently published in Avocet: A Journal of Nature PoemsThe ArdenThe Arkansas ReviewISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment and The Red River Review.

Selected Conference Presentations

  • January 2009. “An Invitation to a Global Community: Using Image, Text and Dialogue to Teach Social Justice Issues.” College English Association Conference, Savannah, Georgia.
  • September 2007: Southern Women Writers Conference, Rome, Georgia. Read selected poems for the panel entitled: Poets from the Deep South.

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Artist Fellowship, The Hambidge Center for the Arts and Sciences, 2009
  • CSU Internationalization Grant Award, 2008
  • Outstanding Teacher of Writing Award, Nominee, Columbus State University, 2008.
  • Creswell Hall Recognition for Excellence in Teaching, University of Georgia, 2006.
  • Artist Fellowship, The Hambidge Center for the Arts and Sciences, 2005.
  • The Pushcart Prize in Poetry, Nominee, for “The High Yellow Room,” 2002.

Office
109 Leavell
Curriculum Vitae
ecspence at olemiss.edu