Department of English Language and Literature

Yerra Sugarman

Visiting Assistant Professor, Creative Writing
FH 1400 Q

Yerra SugarmanYerra Sugarman (MFA Columbia, PhD Houston) is the author of two poetry collections published by The Sheep Meadow Press: Forms of Gone, which was awarded PEN American Center’s Joyce Osterweil Poetry Award, and The Bag of Broken Glass, work from which received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. She has received several other national honors, including a “Discovery”/The Nation Poetry Prize, and two awards from the Poetry Society of America. Her poems, translations, and critical writing have appeared in such journals as The Nation, AGNI, Literary Imagination, Prairie Schooner, The Mississippi Review, The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature, and in other publications.

Last Updated: 7/15/19