poetry, ecopoetics, literary translation, recent and contemporary American poetry
Jennifer Atkinson is the author of five collections of poetry ---The Dogwood Tree, which won the University of Alabama Poetry Prize, The Drowned City, winner of the Samuel French Morse Prize, Drift Ice, Canticle of the Night Path, and The Thinking Eye, just released in 2016. Her poetry and nonfiction can be seen in Poetry, Field, The Yale Review, The Missouri Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Shenandoah, The Iowa Review, Image, and elsewhere. Both her poetry and her nonfiction have been honored with Pushcart Prizes. She taught in Nepal and Japan and at the University of Iowa and Washington University before joining the faculty of George Mason University, where she usually teaches Creative Writing, Poetry Writing (at the graduate and undergraduate levels), and recent and contemporary American poetry.
The Thinking Eye, Parlor Press/Free Verse Editions, 2016.
Canticle of the Night Path, Free Verse Editions, 2012.
Drift Ice. Wilkes-Barre, PA: Etruscan P, 2008.
The Drowned City. Boston: Northeastern UP, 2000.
The Dogwood Tree. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 1990.
ENGL 397: Poetry Writing
ENGL 464: Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop
ENGL 497: Art of Literary Translation
ENGL 564: Form of Poetry
ENGL 608: Poetries in Translation
ENGL 608: Eco-Poetics
ENGL 617: Poetry Writing Workshop
ENGL 619: 79 Works
BA English, Wesleyan University
MFA Poetry Writing, University of Iowa
MA Creative Nonfiction, University of Iowa