Camille Dungy

Contact Information

Email: camille.dungy@colostate.edu

Website: http://www.camilledungy.com

Office: Eddy 318

Office Hours: Fall: 11 am - 1 pm on Tuesdays, or by appointment / Spring: 11 am - 2 pm on Tuesdays, or by appointment

Role: Faculty

Position: Professor

Concentration:
  • Creative Writing
  • Poetry

Department: English

Biography

Camille T. Dungy is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Trophic Cascade (Wesleyan UP, 2017). Her debut collection of personal essays is Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys Into Race, Motherhood, and History (W. W. Norton, 2017). Dungy edited Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry (UGA, 2009), and co-edited the From the Fishouse poetry anthology (Persea, 2009). Her honors include an American Book Award, two Northern California Book Awards, a California Book Award silver medal, two NAACP Image Award nominations, fellowships from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts in both prose and poetry. Dungy is a Professor in the English Department at Colorado State University. www.camilledungy.com

 

 

 

Education

MFA, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (1997)

Publications

Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History (W. W. Norton & Co., 2017)

Trophic Cascade (Wesleyan University Press, 2017)

Smith Blue (Southern Illinois University Press, 2011)

Suck on the Marrow (Red Hen Press, 2010)

Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry, editor (University of Georgia Press, 2009)

From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great, co-edited with Matthew O'Donnell and Jeffrey Thompson (Persea Books, 2009)

What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison (Red Hen Press, 2006)

Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem's First Decade (University of Michigan Press, 2006)

Courses

E412B