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Michael Shewmaker

Michael Shewmaker

Lecturer
Lecturer
Jones Lecturer in Creative Writing
At Stanford Since: 
2015

About

Michael Shewmaker is the author of Penumbra (Ohio UP, 2017), which was a recepient of the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize. A native of Texarkana, Texas, he earned an MFA from McNeese State University and a PhD in creative writing from Texas Tech University. His poems recently appear in Best American Poetry, Narrative, Oxford American, Virginia Quarterly Review, Yale Review, and elsewhere. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Emily.
 

Courses 2018-2019

Autumn:

English 92: Reading and Writing Poetry

 

Winter: 

English 192: Intermediate Poetry

 

Spring: 

English 9CE: Creative Expressions in Writing

English 190T: Speecial Topics in Intermediate Creative Nonfiction