MFA in Writing
D.A.  Powell

D.A. Powell


D. A. Powell's books include Cocktails (Graywolf, 2004) and Chronic (Graywolf, 2009), both finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry, and Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys (Graywolf, 2012), winner of the 2013 Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry. Powell's awards include the Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, Kingsley Tufts Prize, two Pushcart Prizes, and the California Book Award. He has taught at Columbia University, University of Iowa, and Harvard University.

Click here for D.A. Powell's profile on the Poetry Foundation website. Follow him here on Twitter.

Click here to listen to D.A. Powell read at the Phi Beta Kappa literary exercises.


M.A., Sonoma State University; MFA, Iowa Writers' Workshop