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David Wojahn

(804) 828-4462
Anderson House 108


BA University of Minnesota
MFA University of Arizona

Research/Teaching Focus

Creative writing (poetry), modern and contemporary poetry


From the Valley of Making: Essays on the Craft of Poetry.  Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P,  2015.

World Tree (poems). Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 2011.

Interrogation Palace: New and Selected Poems. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 2006.

Spirit Cabinet (poems). Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 2002.

Strange Good Fortune: Essays on Contemporary Poetry. Fayetteville: U of Arkansas P, 2001.

The Falling Hour (poems). Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1997.

Icehouse Lights (poems). Foreward by Richard Hugo. New Haven: Yale UP, 1982.

Faculty photo by Patrick Scott Vickers – 2014

Upcoming Deadlines

Classes Begin
JANUARY 14, 2019

Add/Drop Deadline
JANUARY 20, 2019

Graduation Application Deadline
JANUARY 25, 2019

Spring Break
MARCH 3-10, 2019

Course Withdrawal Deadline
MARCH 22, 2019

Last Day of Classes
MAY 3, 2019



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