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)

Poems, reviews, or interviews have appeared in the following journals or magazines:

B O D Y

Columbia Journal

Clinic

Emrys Journal

The Found Poetry Review

Forklift, OH

Gulf Coast Online

H_NGM_N

The Hollins Critic

ILK

Incessant Pipe

Jellyfish

jubilat

Matter

The Nervous Breakdown

New Delta Review

Philadelphia Stories

The Pinch

Route Nine

The Rumpus

Rusted Radishes: Beirut Literary and Art Journal

Sixth Finch

SPECS

Tender

UCity Review

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:

2015– present

WRITERS IN THE SCHOOL (WITS)     Houston, TX

Enrichment Creative Writing Teacher                                                                                                                                                

2013– 2014

HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT     Houston, TX

Teacher (English)                                                                                                                                                                   

2011 – 2013

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT AMHERST     Amherst, MA

College Writing Instructor

2011 – 2013

FACTORY HOLLOW PRESS     Hadley, MA

Editorial Assistant

2007 – 2011 

HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT     Houston, TX

Teacher (English, Creative Writing)