Kevin Marshall Chopson received his M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Murray State University and a B.A. in English Language and Philosophy from Eastern Michigan University. He is a current Pushcart Prize nominee. His poem "Portraiture" will appear in the upcoming Tennessee edition of The Southern Poetry Anthology to be published by Texas Review Press in 2013. This prestigious series is described by its editors as “a sixteen volume project celebrating established and emerging poets of the American South. The Southern Poetry Anthology aspires to provide readers with a documentary-like survey of the best poetry being written in the American South at the present moment." In addition to the journals listed below, Chopson's work is published or forthcoming in The Broad River Review, The Chaffin Journal, Incandescent, Tennessee English Journal,The Contributor (a homeless advocacy newspaper), and Nashville Arts Magazine. He teaches writing at Davidson Academy and Volunteer State Community College, both just north of Nashville, Tennessee.
Publications and Prizes
Birmingham Arts Journal, Black Magnolias, Chiron Review, Concho River Review, English Journal, Generations, New Madrid, Number One, Poem, Poetry Salzburg Review, REAL: Regarding Arts & Letters, Rio Grande Review, San Pedro River Review, The Aurorean, The Baltimore Review , The Hurricane Review, The South Carolina Review, Tipton Poetry Journal
Pushcart Prize Nominee
What I'm Reading Now:
Emerson: The Mind on Fire by Robert D. Richardson Jr.
A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry; Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds; Pilgrim at Tinker Creek; Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804; Coleridge: Darker Reflections; I to Myself: An Annotated Selection from the Journals of Henry D. Thoreau; Falling Man
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Listing last updated: April 1, 2012