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Gregory Donovan

(804) 828-4468
Anderson House 302A


BA University of Missouri
MA University of Utah
PhD SUNY/Binghamton

Research/Teaching Focus

Creative writing, modernist & contemporary American & British literature, translation


Torn from the Sun (poems). Los Angeles: Red Hen Press, 2015.

Calling His Children Home (poems). Columbia and London: U of Missouri Press, 1993.

Recent/Selected Publications

“Night Train for the Bardo of Auvers” and “Instructions for the Labyrinth.” TriQuarterly, Issue 147 (Winter/Spring 2015). https://www.triquarterly.org/contributors/gregory-donovan

“Erasures.” 32 Poems, Issue 12.1 (Spring 2014), 25.

“Besides” and “The blue breath in the red branch.” Crazyhorse, Issue 83 (Spring 2013), 129–131.

“Night Hours in the Office of the Dead” and “After the Fire and the Big Bang and All That.”Copper Nickel, Issue 18 (October 2012): 29–33.

“Cattle Kate” and “Another Offensive Discourse on Love and Marriage, with Fireworks.” Hayden’s Ferry Review, Issue 50 (Spring/Summer 2012): 90–93.

“The Care and Feeding of a Dead Poet” (creative nonfiction). Stone Canoe: A Journal of Arts, Literature and Social Commentary (Syracuse University) No. 6 (2012): 41–48.

Invited Lectures / Readings

Hudson Valley Writer’s Center, Westchester, NY
University of Tampa, Lectores Speakers Series, Tampa, FL
Poets House, New York City, NY
University of Southern California MFA Program, Los Angeles, CA
Loyola Marymount College, Los Angeles, CA
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, Venice, CA
Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, TN


Producer, A Late Style of Fire, 2016 (feature-length documentary film on the life and work of poet Larry Levis), directed by Michele Poulos, original music composed by Iron & Wine. facebook.com/mystoryinalatestyleoffire

Faculty photo by Patrick Scott Vickers – 2014