Associate Professor of Writing and Design
Wendy S. Walters is the author of a book of prose, Multiply/Divide: On the American Real and Surreal (Sarabande Books, 2015), named a best book of the year by Buzzfeed, Flavorwire, Literary Hub, The Root, and Huffington Post. She is also the author of two books of poems, Troy, Michigan (Futurepoem, 2014) and Longer I Wait, More You Love Me. She has been awarded fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow in Poetry, The Ford Foundation, The Smithsonian Institution, and Bread Loaf. Walters is a founding director of Essay in Public | A Humanities Project and a Contributing Editor at The Iowa Review.
Troy, Michigan (poetry)
Manuscript selected for Futurepoem’s 2011 Open CallNew York Foundation for the Arts, Artist Fellowship, Poetry 2011(also nominated for New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist Fellowship, Nonfiction)Faculty Research Grant, The New School University Nominee for The Essay Prize at The University of Iowa, for “Lonely in America”Commissions from The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Mary Flagler Cary Charitable TrustResidency fellowships at MacDowell, Yaddo, Cave Canem and The Bread Loaf Writers Conference.