Visiting Writers: Poet Kiki Petrosino

Thursday, February 17, 2022 7:30 PM EST

Visiting Writers: Poet Kiki Petrosino

Kiki Petrosino shares selections from her poetry and chats with professor Sally Keith as part of the Creative Writing Program's Spring Visiting Writer Series.

Kiki Petrosino is the author of White Blood: a Lyric of Virginia(2020) and three other poetry books. She holds graduate degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop. Her poems and essays have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Best American Poetry, The Nation, The New York Times, FENCE, Gulf Coast, jubilat, Tin Houseand on-line at Ploughshares. She directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Virginia, where she is a Professor of Poetry. Petrosino is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Fellowship in Creative Writing from the National Endowment for the Arts, an Al Smith Fellowship Award from the Kentucky Arts Council, and the UNT Rilke Prize.

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