Arisa White

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty

Biography

Arisa White is the author of the poetry collections Hurrah’s Nest, finalist for the 2013 Wheatley Book Award, 82nd California Book Award, and nominated for a 44th NAACP Image Award, A Penny Saved, and You’re the Most Beautiful Thing That Happened. She's the recipient of fellowships from Headlands Center for the Arts, Squaw Valley Community of Writers, and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and was nominated for Pushcart Prizes in 2005, 2014, and 2016.

Education
MFA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst