MADWOMAN: A Forum on Shara McCallum’s Poetics

Thrilled to share that “MADWOMAN: A Forum on Shara McCallum’s Poetics,” which I co-curated with Derrilyn Morrison for Poetry International, went live today! This forum is comprised of an introduction by Derrilyn Morrison and essays by Michela A. Calderaro (“Shara McCallum’s Madwoman and Other Madwomen”), Vahni Capildeo (“Movement in Space: Transitions between Words in Shara […]

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#AWP17

This year at AWP, I’m part of “The Manifesto Project: A Reading and Conversation” panel with Jillian Weise, Vandana Khanna, David Groff, and Rebecca Hazelton. The panel is Friday, 2/10 at 10:30 AM. Hope to see you there! The anthology looks beautiful — can’t wait to have it in my hands. You can see it here […]

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Interview with The Collagist

I talked to The Collagist about gender, humor, publishing, and what I’m reading. Thanks for the great questions, Will Hoffacker! The interview was about my essay, “Mr. / Signifier,” published in the February issue. You can read the interview here and the original essay here.

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UIC Graduate College’s Outstanding Thesis Award – 2015

My dissertation won the University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate College’s Outstanding Thesis Award this year! It was selected to represent Arts and Humanities. I’d like to thank the UIC Department of English for the nomination, and most importantly, my dissertation co-directors, Dr. Srikanth (Chicu) Reddy and Dr. Jennifer Ashton.  Congratulations to the other winners!

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