Campbell McGrath
Miami Beach, FL
2011 USA Fellow

This award was generously supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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.

Portrait photo courtesy the artist.

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