Evie Shockley

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
a half-red sea
(Carolina Wren Press, 2006)
, The Gorgon Goddess
(Carolina Wren Press, 2001)
, the new black
(Wesleyan University Press, 2011)
Anthologies: 
A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry
(University of Akron Press, 2012)
, Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry
(The University of Georgia Press, 2009)
, Home is Where: An Anthology of African American Poets from the Carolinas
(Hub City Press, 2011)
, Kindergarde: Avant-Garde Stories, Plays, & Poems for Children
(Black Radish Books, 2013)
, Poetry Daily: Poems from the World's Most Popular Poetry Website
(Sourcebooks, 2003)
, Rainbow Darkness: An Anthology of African American Poetry
(Miami University Press, 2005)
, The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South
(University of Georgia Press, 2007)
Journals: 
Beloit Poetry Journal, Brilliant Corners, Callaloo, How 2, Mandorla, Talisman, Tin House
Prizes Won: 
2012 Holmes National Poetry Prize, 2012 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in Poetry

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American, Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Children, Prisoners, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Nashville
Raised in: 
Nashville, TN
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Last updated: Feb 01, 2014