Contact Information

Rabb 206
office hours: Wed 11–1, 5–6, and by appt.

Elizabeth Bradfield

Once Removed (2015), by Elizabeth Bradfield

Co-Director of Creative Writing
Associate Professor of the Practice of English

Selected Publications

Once Removed, Persea Books, 2015

Approaching Ice
, Persea Books, 2010

Interpretive Work, Arktoi Books/Red Hen Press, 2008

Poems in The New Yorker, Poetry Magazine, Ploughshares, The Atlantic Monthly, Orion Magazine, and elsewhere.

Essays in National Parks Conservation Association Magazine, Up Here: The North at the Center of the World (U Washington Press, 2016), The Poem’s Country: Place and Poetic Practice (forthcoming), Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry (McSweeny’s), Because You Asked: A Book of Answers on the Art and Craft of the Writing Life (Lost Horse Press).

Selected Awards

Finalist, James Laughlin Award from the American Academy of Poets, 2010

Audre Lorde Award, 2008

Finalist, Lambda Literary Award, 2008

Selected Anthologies

The Echoing Green: Poems of Fields, Grasses and Meadows (Knopf/Everyman, 2016)

Nature and Environmental Writing: A Writer’s Guide and Anthology (Bloomsbury, forthcoming)

Poem-a- Day: 365 Poems for Every Occasion (Academy of American Poets, 2015)

This Assignment is So Gay: lgbtiq poets on the art of teaching (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013)

The Ecopoetry Anthology (Trinity University Press, 2013)

Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2011)

Cold Flashes: Literary Snapshots of Alaska (University of Alaska Press, 2010)

New Poets of the American West (Many Voices Press, 2010)

Best New Poets 2006 (Meridian Press, 2006)

Current Projects

The Haul Out: A blog started in 2013 that discusses seals (mostly) on Cape Cod (and elsewhere). Topical, a bit political, the posts come from my experiences as a naturalist and resident of the Cape.

Toward Antarctica:  A collection of haibun and photos about working in Antarctica.

Contributing editor to Alaska Quarterly Review.

Founder and editor-in-chief of Broadsided Press, a grassroots-distributed project featuring collaborations between writers and visual artists.

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Selected Courses Taught

Directed Writing: Poetry (ENG 109a)

Broadsides, Public Art, and Non-Traditional Publishing (ENG 139a)