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Connie Voisine

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Biographical Statement:

Connie Voisine is the author, most recently of The Bower (2019) and the chapbook of poems, And God Created Women. A previous book, Rare High Meadow of Which I Might Dream, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award. Her first book, Cathedral of the North, won the Associated Writing Program’s Award in Poetry. She has poems published in The New Yorker, The Georgia Review, Ploughshares, Poetry Magazine, Black Warrior Review,The Threepenny Review, and elsewhere. Educated at Yale University, University of California at Irvine, and University of Utah, Voisine was a Fulbright Fellow to Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland.


Courses Recently Taught:

  • Graduate Poetry Workshop
  • Masters Workshop
  • Cross-Genre Adaption
  • The Long Narrative Poem
  • Research in Creative Writing: Creative Writing as Inquiry


Selected Publications:


  • The Bower, University of Chicago Press, 2019
  • And God Created Women, (chapbook) Bull City Press, 2018
  • Calle Florista, University of Chicago Press, 2015
  • Rare High Meadow of Which I Might Dream, University of Chicago Press, 2008 

         Finalist, Los Angeles Times Book Award

  • Cathedral of the North, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2001 

         Associated Writing Programs Award in Poetry 


Poems (selected links):

“The Afterlife of Empire”

“Messenger Star”


“The Altar by George Herbert”

Excerpts from “The Bower”

Three poems by Connie Voisine: