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Shara  McCallum

Shara McCallum

Liberal Arts Professor of English

214 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Office Hours:

  • Spring 2021: T & TH, 9:30-10:30 am

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  1. PhD, Binghamton University
  2. MFA, University of Maryland
  3. BA, University of Miami

Professional Bio

From Jamaica, Shara McCallum is the author of six books of poetry, published in the US and UK, including No Ruined Stone (forthcoming in 2021) and Madwoman (winner of the 2018 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Poetry and the 2018 Motton Book Prize from the New England Poetry Club). McCallum’s work has appeared widely in the US, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe, and has been translated into Spanish, French, Italian, Romanian, Dutch, and Turkish. She is the recipient of a Witter Bynner Fellowship from the US Library of Congress and a Poetry Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, among other awards.

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