Evie Shockley

Poet

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Kindergarde: Avant-Garde Stories, Plays, & Poems for Children (Black Radish Books, 2013)
,
A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry (University of Akron Press, 2012)
,
Home is Where: An Anthology of African American Poets from the Carolinas (Hub City Press, 2011)
,
Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry (The University of Georgia Press, 2009)
,
The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South (University of Georgia Press, 2007)
,
Rainbow Darkness: An Anthology of African American Poetry (Miami University Press, 2005)
,
Poetry Daily: Poems from the World's Most Popular Poetry Website (Sourcebooks, 2003)
Books:
the new black (Wesleyan University Press, 2011)
,
a half-red sea (Carolina Wren Press, 2006)
,
The Gorgon Goddess (Carolina Wren Press, 2001)
Journals: ,
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

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