Darnell Arnoult

128 Grant Highway
Gordonsville, TN 38563
Phone: 
615-715-3956

Author's Bio

Darnell Arnoult is the prize-winning author of What Travels With Us: Poems (LSU Press) and the novel Sufficient Grace (Free Press). Her shorter works have appeared in a variety of journals. Arnoult holds an MFA from University of Memphis and MA from NC State, and is a regular faculty member of the Duke Writers Workshop, Tennessee Young Writers Workshop, John C. Campbell Folk School, and Learning Events.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Sufficient Grace
(Free Press, 2006)
, What Travels With Us: Poems
(Louisiana State University Press, 2005)
Journals: 
Appalachian Heritage, Asheville Poetry Review, Nantahala Review, Now and Then, Sandhills Review, Southern Cultures, Southern Exposure, Southwest Review
Prizes Won: 
Arnoult is a recipient of the Weatherford Award for Appalachian Literature, SIBA Poetry Book of the Year, Mary Frances Hobson Medal for Arts and Letters, and in 2007 was named Tennessee Writer of the Year by the Tennessee Writers Alliance.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Shadow Country by Peter Matthiessen
,
The Joy of Teaching by Peter Filene

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Martinsville
Raised in: 
Martinsville and surrounding county, VA
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Last updated: Nov 04, 2009