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Lecturer / Brittany Perham
Genre / Poetry



Brittany Perham is the author of the poetry collection The Curiosities (Parlor Press, 2011). Her work may be found in Southern Poetry Review, TriQuarterly, Drunken Boat, Linebreak, and other journals. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow, she holds degrees from Tufts University and the University of Virginia. Before coming to Stanford, she taught poetry and American literature at James Madison University. She lives in San Francisco.

At Stanford Since:

Contact Info:

Email: bperham@stanford.edu

Office Hours Winter 2016:

Building 460-222
Tues.& Thurs. 12:15-1:15pm

Poetry Pack:

Read Brittany’s Poetry Pack (which includes her teaching statement and a sample of her writing)


Video: Brittany and Sarah Frisch answer the question “Is a creative writing workshop right for me?”, discuss the structure of both fiction and poetry workshops, and explain how they evaluate students