Artress Bethany White
Author Website: Artressbethanywhite.com
Artress Bethany White is a poet, essayist, and literary critic. She is the recipient of the 2018 Trio Award for her poetry collection, My Afmerica (Trio House Press, 2019).
Her collection of essays, Survivor’s Guilt: Essays on Race and American Identity is forthcoming from New Rivers Press/Minnesota State University in March 2020.
Her prose and poetry have appeared in such journals as Harvard Review, Tupelo Quarterly, The Hopkins Review, Pleiades, Solstice, Poet Lore, Ecotone, Scoundrel Time, and The Account.
White has received the Mary Hambidge Distinguished Fellowship from the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts for her nonfiction, The Mona Van Duyn Scholarship in Poetry from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and writing residencies at The Writer’s Hotel and the Tupelo Press/MASS MoCA studios.
She teaches poetry and nonfiction workshops for the Rosemont College MFA Program in Pennsylvania and served as Visiting Professor of American Cultural Studies for Albright College (2017-2019).
- PhD, English
- University of Kentucky
- MA, Creative Writing
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst
- The Mona Van Duyn Scholarship in poetry from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference
- Mary Hambidge Distinguished Fellowship from the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts for her nonfiction
- Writing Fellowship, Tupelo Press/MASS MoCA Studios
- Trio Award for a First or Second Poetry Collection
- Survivor’s Guilt: Essays on Race and American Identity (New Rivers Pres, 2020)
- My Afmerica: Poems (Trio House Press, 2019)
- Fast Fat Girls in Pink Hot Pants: Poems (2012)