Mekeel McBride

Phone: (603) 862-2432
Office: English, Hamilton Smith Hall Rm 318, Durham, NH 03824
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Mekeel McBride has published six books of poetry, all from Carnegie Mellon University Press, including her latest book, Dog Star Delicatessen, New and Selected Poems 1970-2006. She has held fellowships at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, Princeton University, and the McDowell Colony, as well as being a recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts grants. Her poems have appeared in the New Yorker, Poetry Field, Seneca Review, Antioch Review, The Nation, Kayak, Virginia Quarterly Review, Ploughshares, the Georgia Review, and many other places.


  • B.A., Mills College (Calif)

Research Interests

  • Brain research
  • Poetry
  • Reading
  • Writing; help everyday life
  • Writing; how arts connect

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 527: Intro to Poetry Writing
  • ENGL 627: Intermediate Poetry Workshop
  • ENGL 694: Sp Topics Creative Writing
  • ENGL 805: Advanced Poetry Workshop
  • ENGL 809: Poetry: Form and Technique