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Elizabeth Dodd

Elizabeth Dodd received both an MFA in poetry and a PhD in literature and edited the literary journal, Indiana Review. In 1989, she joined the faculty at Kansas State University, teaching poetry and nonfiction.  The recipient of teaching awards from the English Department, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the university, she is a University Distinguished Professor.  Elizabeth is the author of several books of essays and poetry including The Veiled Mirror and the Woman Poet, Like Memory, Caverns, Archetypal Light, Prospect: Journeys & Landscapes and In the Mind's Eye: Essays Across the Animate World.  Her work has also appeared widely in a variety of journals and magazines. Among her various recognitions, she has received two Kansas Arts Commission master fellowships in poetry, the Elmer Holmes Bobst Emerging Writer Award, the William Rockhill Nelson Best Nonfiction Book Award, the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment Best Book Award, the McGinnis-Ritchie Award for Nonfiction, and her work has been cited in Best American Essays. She has been a resident at Yaddo and the Spring Creek Project on Mount St. Helens.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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