University of Mississippi

Melissa Ginsburg

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Melissa Ginsburg is a poet and novelist. She teaches creative writing workshops in poetry and fiction, as well as courses in American literature and poetry as literature. Her work has appeared in many magazines, including Fence, Denver Quarterly, The Iowa Review, Berkeley Poetry Review, and Kenyon Review. She has worked in editorial positions for several literary magazines including Gulf Coast and Yalobusha Review.

 

Education

MFA in Poetry, Iowa Writers’ Workshop, University of Iowa, 2005.

BA in English, University of Houston, 2002.

 

Teaching Interests

Experimental Lyric Poetry

Feminist Noir

Contemporary Poetry

American Literature since the Civil War

 

Selected Publications

Sunset City, Ecco Books, 2016. Novel.

Dear Weather Ghost, Four Way Books, 2013. Poetry collection.

Double Blind, Dancing Girl Press, December 2015. Poetry chapbook.

Arbor, New Michigan Press, 2007. Poetry chapbook.

 

Honors and Awards

Ucross Artists Residency, 2014.

Grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission, 2012.

Iowa Arts Fellowship, Iowa Writers’ Workshop, 2003-2005.

 
 
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