Mary Kinzie

Professor of English
Director of the English Major in Writing

University Hall Room 224
Telephone: (847) 491-5618
Fax: (847) 467-1545

Mary Kinzie, poet and critic, M.A. Johns Hopkins University, Writing Seminars (fiction), Ph.D. Johns Hopkins, English. Author of seven poetry collections, including Summers of VietnamAutumn Eros, and her recent collection of poems and lyrical essays California Sorrow (Knopf). Two volumes of critical essays, The Cure of Poetry in an Age of Prose (Chicago) and The Judge Is Fury (University of Michigan "Poets on Poetry" series), were followed by A Poet's Guide to Poetry  (Chicago), a critical handbook on poetry and prosody. Recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry, and the Folger Shakespeare Library's O. B., Hardison Poetry Award. She teaches poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

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August 16, 2010