Emily Bludworth de Barrios

Poet

 

Books:

Women, Money, Children, Ghosts. Chapbook of poems. 56 pages. Sixth Finch. 2016. 

Splendor. Book of poems. 104 pages. H_NGM_N Books. 2015.

Extraordinary Power. Chapbook of poems. 21 pages. Factory Hollow Press. 2014.

Awards:

2016 Juniper Summer Writing Institute Working Fellowship

Best of the Net Anthology (2015 Nominee)

Words Under Glass (2013 Winner)

Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry (2013 Finalist)

Education:          

2011 – 2014

University of Massachusetts at Amherst     Amherst, MA

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree, May 2014. GPA: 4.0

Honors: Fully Funded with Writing Program Teaching Fellowship

2005 – 2006

Goldsmiths College, University of London     London, UK

Masters of Arts in Creative and Life Writing

2002 – 2005

College of William and Mary     Williamsburg, VA

Bachelor of Arts in English. GPA: 3.5

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

Honors: Cum laude, Winner of the Academy of American Poets Award

Experience:

2018– present

HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT     Houston, TX

Teacher Development Specialist (Instructional Coach; Professional Development Writer & Facilitator; Assessment Writer)

2015– 2018

WRITERS IN THE SCHOOL (WITS)     Houston, TX

Creative Writing Teacher; Collaborative Teacher; Professional Development Facilitator

2013– 2014

HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT     Houston, TX

Teacher (English)                                          

2011 – 2013

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT AMHERST     Amherst, MA

College Writing Instructor; Curriculum Development Committee

2011 – 2013

FACTORY HOLLOW PRESS     Hadley, MA

Editorial Assistant

2007 – 2011 

HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT     Houston, TX

Teacher (English, Creative Writing)