Lynn Powell

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet

171 East College Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
Phone: 
440-775-2276

Author's Bio

A native of East Tennessee, I have lived since 1990 in Oberlin, Ohio, where I teach in the Creative Writing Program of Oberlin College and am Director of Oberlin WITS (Writers-in-the-Schools).

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Book:
Framing Innocence: A Mother's Photographs, a Prosecutor's Zeal, and a Small Town's Response (New Press, 2010)

Poetry

Anthologies:
Norton Introduction to Literature (W. W. Norton & Company, 2010)
,
"Acceptance Speech" in 180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day (Random House, 2005)
Books:
Season of the Second Thought (University of Wisconsin Press, 2018)
,
The Zones of Paradise (University of Akron Press, 2003)
,
Old & New Testaments (University of Wisconsin Press, 1995)
Journals: , ,
Paris Review
, ,
Shenandoah
, ,
Prizes won: 

NEA Fellowship in Poetry, Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry, Studs and Ida Terkel Author Award, Brittingham Prize in Poetry, 4 Ohio Arts Council Excellence Awards, Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Chattanooga, TN
Tennessee
Raised in: 
Chattanooga, TN
Tennessee
Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Last update: Jun 07, 2017