Publications & Prizes
Knoxville Poet Laureate, June 27, 2018; reappointed in 2019.
University of Tennessee Professor Emerita, June, 2018.
University of Tennessee, Nancy Moore Goslee Professor of English, August 2013-2018.
Hesler Award for Teaching and Service, University of Tennessee, April 17, 2018. ($12,000, of which $3000 goes to Kallet; $3000 goes to library, for books of Kallet’s choice; $6000 goes to a program designated by Kallet, in this case, to the Creative Writing Program, to sponsor a reading by Tiana Clark, February 18, 2019.
College of Arts & Sciences Outreach Award, 2012.
Professional Development Grant for research and writing poetry in France, ($1500), matched by Hodges Summer Research/Travel, 2012.
Lindsay Young Professor, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Ten., 2006-2011.
James R. and Nell W. Cunningham Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Arts &
Sciences Teaching Award, 2010.
Chancellor’s Outreach Award, University of Tennessee, 2007.
Hodges Chair for Distinguished Teaching, Department of English, 2003-2006.
Inducted, East Tennessee Literary Hall of Fame in Poetry, March 31, 2005.
YWCA Tribute to Women, Woman of Achievement in the Arts, 2000.
Chancellor’s Research and Creative Achievement Award, 2002.
Panelist, City Arts Grants, Knoxville Arts & Culture Alliance, April 7, 2008.
ArtsReach Grant, 1998, Knoxville Council on the Arts.
Tennessee Arts Commission Literary Fellowship in Poetry, 1989 ($5000).
UT National Alumni Outstanding Teacher Award, 2000.
UT National Alumni Public Service Award, 1995; College of Arts & Sciences Public Service Award, 1994.
Amon Carter Evans Tennessee Tomorrow Award for faculty leave, 1983.
NDEA Title IV Fellowship, Rutgers, 1968-71.
Honorary Woodrow Wilson Fellow, 1968.
Phi Beta Kappa, 1968.