Book Publications

Allen Braden

A Wreath of Down and Drops of Blood; VQR Poetry Series, University of Georgia Press (2009) 

Morri Creech

Paper Cathedrals, Kent State University Press (2001) 

Field Knowledge, Waywiser Press (2006) 

Neil Connelly

St. Michael’s Scales, Arthur A. Levine (2002) 
Buddy Cooper Finds a Way, Simon and Schuster (2004) 

The Miracle Stealer, Arthur A. Levine (2007) 

Darren Dillman

The Preacher, David C. Cook (2009) 

Amy Fleury

Beautiful Trouble, Southern Illinois University (2004) 

Adam Johnson

Emporium, Viking (2002)  

Parasites Like Us,  Viking (2003)  

Michael Kelsay

Too Close to Call, University of Misissippi (2001) 

Kevin Meaux

The Myths of Electricity, Texas Review Press (2005) 

John Warner

My First Presidentiary, Political Satire, Three Rivers Press (2001)  

Fondling Your Muse, Writers Digest Press (2005) 
So You Want to Be President? Tow Books (2008) 

Daniel Westover

The Prosodies of R.S. Thomas, University of Wales (2010)  

Story Publications

Emily Alford

Fiction Weekly

Marymarc Armstrong

Oasis Journal

Joshua Canipe

Glimmer Train, Fiction Weekly

Darren Dillman


Max Fisher-Cohen

Fiction Weekly

Elizabeth Genovise

The Southern Review, The Pinch, Yemassee, Relief

Lisa Graley

Glimmer Train

Charles Heiner

Fiction Weekly, The Laurel Review

Matt Hobson

Hayden’s Ferry, River City, Missouri Review, Gulf Stream, The Chattahoochee Review, South Dakota Review

Michael Horner


Other Publications

Heather Iarusso

AWP: The Writer’s Chronicle, The Oxford American

John Warner

TV Guide, Salon, Business 2.0, Modern Humorist, The Morning News, Desmin, Public Scrutiny

Poetry Publications

Tim Adell

American Scholar, Chariton Review

John Anderson

Southern Review

Allen Braden

Prairie Schooner, Best New Poets, Colorado Review, New Republic, Virginia Quarterly Review, New Orleans Review, Seneca Review, Bellingham Review, Southeast Review, Threepenny Review, North American Review, Shenandoah, Witness, Spoon River Poetry Review, Dense Growth: Writing the Northwest Coast, Poetry Northwest, South Carolina Review, Literary Salt, Southern Review, Georgia Review

Morri Creech

Sewanee Review, American Literary Review, Missouri Review, Southern Review, Crazyhorse, Laurel Review, The Review (London), Image, Commonweal, Literary Review, Critical Quarterly, Hudson Review, New Criterion, New Republic, Southeast Review, Tar River Poetry, Poetry, Yale Review

Amy Fleury

Laurel Review, Mid-American Review, Midwest Quarterly, North American Review, Plains Song Review, Prairie Schooner; Places of Passage: Contemporary Catholic Poetry, South Dakota Review, Southeast Review, Southern Poetry Review, Talking River Review, Willow Review

Carrie Green


Jennifer Frayer-Griggs

Broken Bridge Review, Penwood Review, Pisgah Review, Southeast Review

Kevin Meaux

Image,Poetry,Prarie Schooner, Shenandoah, Southeast Review, Southern Review, Southwest Review

Bernd Sauermann

The McSweeney’s Book of Poets Picking Poets, McSweeney’s, Southern Indiana Review, New Orleans Review, Nimrod, Amelia, Indefinite Space, Conduit, Comstock Review, Poet Lore, The Round Table, Poetry Motel, Pegasus, Ship of Fools, The Kansas Quarterly Review of Literature, Open 24 Hours, Monadnock Writer

Daniel Westover

Asheville Poetry Review, Crab Orchard Review, Tar River Poetry, North American Review, Spoon River Poetry

Honors and Awards

Jacob Blevins

Louisiana Division of Arts Award

Allen Braden

Artist Trust Fellowship, Grolier Poetry Prize, National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship, Rosenberg Poetry Prize,Witness magazine Emerging Writers Prize

Neil Connelly

Louisiana Division of Arts Award

Morri Creech

Louisiana Division of Arts Award, Ruth Lilly Fellowship, National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship, The Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, 2005

Carrie Green

Louisiana Division of Arts Award

Adam Johnson

Stegner Fellow

Hillary Joubert

Louisiana Division of Arts Award

Kevin Meaux

Louisiana Division of Arts Award, Ruth Lilly Fellowship

Genaro Smith

Louisiana Division of Arts Award, Zora Neal Hurston/Richard Wright Award

Graduate Placements

Emily Alford

Instructor, McNeese State University

John Anderson

PhD Candidate, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Corliss Badeaux

Visiting Lecturer, McNeese State University

Shonell Bacon

PhD Candidate, Texas Tech

Susan Marie Baulding

Adjunct Instructor of English, University of South Caroline, Upstate

Dr. Jacob Blevins

Department Head, English and Foreign Languages, McNeese State University

Allen Braden

Instructor of Written Communication and Humanities, Tacoma Community College

Steven Brown

PhD Candidate, University of Rhode Island

Josh Canipe

Department Head, English, Labette Community College

Casie Cobos

PhD Candidate, University of Houston

Latest News

January 28, 2015

Joy Harjo Poetry Reading

Joy Harjo 

Juliet Hardtner Visiting Writer
Poetry Reading
Saturday, February 7th
7:30 p.m.
Stokes Auditorium, Hardtner Hall

September 18, 2014

John Poch Poetry Reading

John Poch

Leo Luke Marcello Visiting Poet


Saturday, September 27th

7:30 p.m
Burton Conference Center
McNeese State University

Open to the Public

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