Tracie Morris

Tracie Morris
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Poetry, Spring 2019; Fall 2019

Tracie Morris is the author of Chap-T-her Won, Intermission, Rhyme Scheme, handholding: 5 kinds, Hard Kore: Poemes/Per-form: Poems of Mythos and Place (French/English), Who Do with Words, and co-editor (with Charles Bernstein and series editors) of BAX 2016: Best American Experimental Writing. Her art installations and presentations for museums and galleries include: Whitney Museum (Biennial), MoMA, Ron Feldman, The Drawing Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Victoria and Albert Museum, The New Museum, Centre Pompidou and Phillips Exeter Academy. Morris has received awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Asian Cultural Council, Franklin Furnace, and Creative Capital. She has had residencies at Millay, Yaddo and MacDowell colonies. Morris has participated as Fellow of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing (University of Pennsylvania), of Cave Canem, and of the Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard University), and has held academic appointments at Sarah Lawrence College, Temple University, Columbia University, and Pratt Institute. She trained professionally at Michael Howard Studios and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and holds an MFA from Hunter College C.U.N.Y. and a PhD from New York University. 

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