Carrie Jerrell's debut collection, After the Revival, received the 2008 Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize and is forthcoming from Waywiser Press. She received an M.A. from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, a Ph.D. from Texas Tech University, and, in the fall of 2009, she will join the faculty at Murray State University as an assistant professor of English. A three-time Pushcart Prize nominee, she also serves as poetry editor of Iron Horse Literary Review.
First posted on May 20, 2009 6:21 AM
- Big Daddy
- The Poet Prays to Her Radio for a Country Song
- The Country-Western Singer's Ex-Wife, Sober in Mendocino County, California
- The Ring
- The Bridesmaid
- The Groom’s Cake
- The Recessional
- Carrie Jerrell Q&A on the genesis of her poem "The Poet Prays to Her Radio for a Country Song"
- Carrie Jerrell Q&A on the form of her poem "The Country-Western Singer's Ex-Wife, Sober in Mendocino County, California"
- Carrie Jerrell Q&A on her series of wedding sonnets
- Carrie Jerrell Q&A on reading her poems aloud when she writes
- Carrie Jerrell