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David Wojahn

Director of MFA
(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

Department Orientation Sessions
AUGUST 15, 2019

Classes Begin
AUGUST 20, 2019

Add/Drop Deadline
AUGUST 26, 2019

Graduation Application Deadline

Fall Reading Day
OCTOBER 10, 2019

Course Withdrawal Deadline
NOVEMBER 1, 2019

Last Day of Classes
DECEMBER 9, 2019

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British Virginia is a VCU-hosted series of scholarly editions of documents touching on the colony. These texts range from the 16th and 17th-century literature of English exploration to the 19th-century writing of loyalists and other Virginians who continued to identify with Great Britain. Editions appear principally in digital form, freely downloadable. 

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