Darnell Arnoult

Poet, Fiction Writer

302 Colwyn Avenue
Cumberland Gap, TN 37724
Phone: 
615-715-3956

Author's Bio

Darnell Arnoult is the prize-winning author of What Travels With Us: Poems (LSU Press), Galaxie Wagon: Poems (LSU Press), and the novel Sufficient Grace (Simon & Schuster, Inc.). 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 her own independent workshops.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Book:
Sufficient Grace (Free Press, 2006)
Journals:
Nantahala Review
,
Southern Exposure
,

Poetry

Book:
What Travels With Us: Poems (Louisiana State University Press, 2005)
Journals: ,
Asheville Poetry Review
,
Now and Then
,
Sandhills Review
,
Southern Cultures
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, Thomas and Lillie D. Chaffin Award for Appalachian Writing, 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

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Martinsville, VA
Virginia
Raised in: 
Martinsville and surrounding county, VA
Virginia
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Last update: Apr 30, 2020