Kevin Pilkington

Writing Coordinator

BA, St. John’s University. MA, Georgetown University. Teaches a graduate workshop at Manhattanville College. Author of six collections: Spare Change was the La Jolla Poets Press National Book Award winner, and his chapbook won the Ledge Poetry Prize; Ready to Eat the Sky, published by River City Publishing as part of its new poetry series, was a finalist for the 2005 Independent Publishers Books Award; In the Eyes of a Dog was published in September 2009 by New York Quarterly Books. Another collection, The Unemployed Man Who Became a Tree, appeared in 2011 from Black Lawrence Press. Poetry has appeared in many anthologies, including Birthday Poems: A Celebration, Western Wind, and Contemporary Poetry of New England. Nominated for four Pushcarts and has appeared in Verse Daily. Poems and reviews have appeared in numerous magazines, including: Poetry, Ploughshares, Iowa Review, Boston Review, Yankee, Hayden’s Ferry, Columbia, and North American Review. SLC, 1991–

Undergraduate discipline: Writing
Graduate program: MFA Writing Program

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