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Brian Brodeur

Assistant Professor of English
Whitewater Hall 277


  • PhD in English and Creative Writing, University of Cincinnati, 2015
  • MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry), George Mason University, 2005
  • BA in English, Salem State University, 2001

Recent Publications

  • Every Hour Is Late: Poems, Measure Press, Evansville, IN (2019)
  • Natural Causes, winner of 2011 Autumn House Press Poetry Prize, Autumn House Press, Pittsburgh, PA (2012)
  • Other Latitudes, winner of 2007 Akron Poetry Prize, University of Akron Press, Akron, OH (2008)
Poetry Chapbooks
  • Local Fauna, co-winner of 2013 Wick Poetry Center Chapbook Competition, Kent State University Press, Kent, OH (2015)
  • So the Night Cannot Go on Without Us, winner of 2006 White Eagle Coffee Store Press Poetry Chapbook Prize, WECS Press, Fox River Grove, IL (2007)

Current Teaching and Research Interests

  • Teaching: Creative Writing, Poetry and Poetics, American Literature, Literary Theory, First-Year Writing
  • Research: Forms and Genres of Poetry, Lyric Theory, Digital Humanities, Literary Citizenship

Selected Recent Fellowships and Awards

  • 2018, Summer Faculty Fellowship
  • 2016, Summer Faculty Fellowship
  • 2011-2015, George Elliston Fellowship in Poetry, University of Cincinnati
  • 2014, Academy of American Poets Prize
  • 2013, Wick Poetry Chapbook Competition, Kent State University Press
  • 2013, Walter E. Dakin Fellowship in Poetry, Sewanee Writers’ Conference
  • 2012, River Styx International Poetry Competition (third place)
  • 2012, Academy of American Poetry Prize
  • 2011, Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize
  • 2011, Autumn House Press Poetry Contest
  • 2011, Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize


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