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Campbell McGrath

USA Knight Fellow

  • Literature
  • 2011

    Miami Beach, FL


    Poet Campbell McGrath has published nine collections of his work, predominantly free-verse, long form, documentary poems about the American landscape, culture, and history. He has been awarded many prestigious honors, including The Pushcart Prize (1992), a Guggenheim Fellowship (1998), and a MacArthur Fellowship (1991). McGrath is the Phillip and Patricia Frost Professor of Creative Writing at Florida International University.

    Shannon: A Poem of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 2009; photo credit the artist and Ecco Press/HarperCollins

    Shannon: A Poem of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 2009; photo credit the artist and Ecco Press/HarperCollins