Benjamin Morris

Poet, Creative Nonfiction Writer

New Orleans, LA
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Author's Bio

A native of Mississippi, Benjamin Morris is the author of Coronary (Fitzgerald Letterpress, 2011), Hattiesburg, Mississippi: A History of the Hub City (Arcadia/ History Press, 2014), and Ecotone (Antenna/Press Street Press, 2017). His work has received fellowships from the Mississippi Arts Commission, Tulane University, and A Studio in the Woods, and appeared in such publications as The Southern Review, The Oxford American, and The New Orleans Review. Formerly a researcher with the University of Cambridge, where he earned his Ph.D., and the Open University (UK), he is presently a member of the Mississippi Artist Roster.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Book:
Hattiesburg, Mississippi: A History of the Hub City (History Press, 2014)

Poetry

Book:
Ecotone (Press Street Press, 2017)

More Information

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Last update: Jun 23, 2020