Profile

Justin Bigos is author of the poetry collection Mad River (Gold Wake, 2017), as well as the chapbook Twenty Thousand Pigeons (iO, 2014).

His poems, stories, essays, and interviews with poets appear in publications including New England Review, The Seattle Review, Ploughshares, Southern Indiana Review, McSweeney’s Quarterly, The Rumpus, and The Best American Short Stories 2015. He cofounded and coedits the literary magazine Waxwing.

Justin recently joined the faculty of the MFA Program in Writing & Publishing at VCFA, and now makes his home in Barre, VT, with his wife, Erin Stalcup, and their daughter, Thalia.

Education

MFA - Creative Writing | Warren Wilson

Julia Shipley

Visiting Faculty - Spring 2018, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Frances Cannon

Visiting Faculty - Fall 2019, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Ibrahim Ahmad

Visiting Faculty - Fall 2019, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Tim Kirkman

Visiting Faculty - Fall 2018, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Trinie Dalton

Faculty, MFA in Writing; MFA in Writing & Publishing

Lesley Nneka Arimah

Visiting Faculty - Fall 2018, MFA in Writing & Publishing