Profile

Philip Metres is the author of ten books, including Shrapnel Maps (2020), The Sound of Listening: Poetry as Refuge and Resistance (essays, 2018), Pictures at an Exhibition (poems, 2016), Sand Opera (2015), I Burned at the Feast: Selected Poems of Arseny Tarkovsky (translations, 2015), and others.

His work has garnered a a Guggenheim fellowship, Lannan fellowship, two NEAs, six Ohio Arts Council Grants, the Hunt Prize, the Adrienne Rich Award, three Arab American Book Awards, the Watson Fellowship, the Lyric Poetry Prize, Creative Workforce Fellowship, and the Cleveland Arts Prize. He is professor of English and director of the Peace, Justice, and Human Rights program at John Carroll University.

Education

PhD - 20th-Century American Literature | Indiana University

MFA - Poetry | Indiana University

MA | Indiana University

BA | College of the Holy Cross

Sue William Silverman

Faculty Co-chair, MFA in Writing [CNF/hybrid forms]; Postgraduate Writers' Conference

Patrick Madden

Faculty, MFA in Writing [CNF/hybrid forms]

Miciah Bay Gault

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction]; Novel Retreat

Philip Metres

Faculty, MFA in Writing [poetry]

Bret Lott

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction/CNF]

Nance Van Winckel

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction/poetry]