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James Hall

Associate Professor

James Allen Hall’s first book of poetry, Now You’re the Enemy, won awards from the Lambda Literary Foundation, the Texas Institute of Letters, and the Fellowship of Southern Writers.  Recent poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry 2012New England Review, The American Poetry Review, and elsewhere.  


A partial list of his favorite poets would include Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Gwendolyn Brooks, Elizabeth Bishop, Adrienne Rich, and Sylvia Plath.  


Follow him on Twitter @jamesallenhall

Ph.D., Creative Writing and Literature, University of Houston, 2006.
M.F.A., Poetry, Bennington College, 2000.
B.A., English Literature, Stetson University, 1997.
Spring 2014:
ENG 101:  Literature and Composition (MWF 9:30-10:20)
ENG 394:  The Queer Shoulder at the Wheel:  GLBT Literature from 1850 to the Present (MWF 10:30-11:20)
ENG 454:  Creative Nonfiction Workshop (W 1:30-4:00)


Now You’re the Enemy.  
Recent Poems:
Academy of American Poets:  http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/23596
Audio Archive:
Boxcar Review:  “Danger By Desire, A Conversation Between Jericho Brown and James Allen Hall”: http://www.boxcarpoetry.com/022/conversation_brown_hall.html
National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
Lambda Literary Award for Gay Male Poetry
Helen C. Smith Award from the Texas Institute of Letters
George Garrett Award for New Writing from the Fellowship of Southern Writers