CM Burroughs

Poet

English and Creative Writing Department, Columbia College Chicago 33 Ida B. Wells Pkwy. Ste 514
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 
312-369-8205

Author's Bio

CM Burroughs is Associate Professor of Poetry at Columbia College Chicago. Burroughs has been awarded fellowships and grants from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, Djerassi Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Cave Canem Foundation. She has received commissions from the Studio Museum of Harlem and the Warhol Museum to create poetry in response to art installations. Her first book is The Vital System from Tupelo Press, and her poetry has appeared in journals and anthologies including Poetry, Callaloo, jubilat, Ploughshares, VOLT, and Best American Experimental Writing 2015. Her second book, Master Suffering, will be published by Tupelo Press in 2020. 

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Master Suffering (Tupelo Press, 2020)
,
The Vital System (Tupelo Press, 2012)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Chicago, IL
Illinois
Raised in: 
Decatur, GA
Georgia
Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Last update: May 21, 2019