Kathleen Graber

Kathleen Graber, MFA


Director, MFA in Creative Writing

(804) 828-9588

Anderson House, 916 W. Franklin St., room 212

Office hours: By appointment

Curriculum vitae

Creative Writing


  • MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry), New York University
  • BA in Philosophy, Hofstra University

Research Interests

  • Contemporary Poetry
  • Book Arts
  • Hybrid Forms

Select Publications

  • The River Twice: Poems, Princeton University Press
  • The Eternal City: Poems, Princeton University Press
  • Correspondence, Saturnalia Press


  • Graduate and Undergraduate Poetry Workshops
  • Form and Theory of Poetry 
  • Diverse Voices of the New Century
  • Salvage as Metaphor and Method
  • Introduction to the English Major


  • Fellowship Award, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation 
  • Fellowship Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • Fellowship Award, The National Endowment for the Arts
  • The Rilke Prize in Poetry
  • Library of Virginia Literary Award in Poetry