Michael Shewmaker

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Author's Bio

Michael Shewmaker received his MFA from McNeese State University and is currently pursuing a PhD in poetry at Texas Tech University. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Yale Review, Southwest Review, Sewanee Theological Review, New Criterion, Measure, The Dark Horse, American Arts Quarterly, and elsewhere. He is an associate editor for 32 Poems and a recent recipient of a Wallace Stegner Fellowship. You can find him online at www.michaelshewmaker.net.

Publications and Prizes

Anthology

"The Seven Thunders" in Southern Poetry Anthology
(Texas Review Press,
2011)
"The Curlew" in Southern Poetry Anthology
(Texas Review Press,
2011)
"The Choice" in Southern Poetry Anthology
(Texas Review Press,
2011)

Journal

storySouth
Unsplendid
Unsplendid
Asheville Poetry Review
The Dark Horse
Yale Review
New Criterion
Southwest Review
Cellpoems

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Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes

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Listing last updated: September 26, 2013.

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