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Lecturer / Michael Shewmaker
Genre / Poetry



Born in Texarkana, Texas, Michael Shewmaker earned an MFA from McNeese State University and a PhD in creative writing from Texas Tech University. His poems appear or are forthcoming in Yale Review, Parnassus, Oxford American, New Criterion, Narrative, Hopkins Review, Columbia, and other literary journals and anthologies. His work has been recently awarded a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University and a Morton Marr Prize from Southwest Review. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Emily. [www.michaelshewmaker.net]



Office Hours Winter 2016:

Tues/Thurs 1:30-2:30pm

Video: Michael on sharing your work, what students read in his poetry workshops, and how workshops are right for writers with any level of experience.