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Bio- Elizabeth Dodd


Elizabeth Dodd is Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Kansas State University. She earned an MFA and PhD, both from Indiana University.  Her latest book, In the Mind’s Eye: Essays Across the Animate World, appeared from University of Nebraska Press in September, 2008. She's also the author of Prospect: Journeys & Landscapes, which appeared in 2003 from University of Utah Press and was winner of the William Rockhill Nelson Best Nonfiction Book Award.; two collections of poetry, Like Memory, Caverns, which won the Elmer Holmes Bobst Award from New York University Press in 1992, and Archetypal Light, published by the University of Nevada Press in 2001; and the critical book The Veiled Mirror and the Woman Poet: H.D., Louise Bogan, Elizabeth Bishop, and Louise Gluck (University of Missouri Press, 1992).


Dodd publishes frequently in the field of ecocriticism, with essays on James Wright, Terry Tempest Williams, Michael S. Harper, as well as other topics. She is on the editorial board of ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. Dodd has twice won the Stamey Award for outstanding teaching from KSU's College of Arts and Sciences, and she has twice won the Kansas Arts Council's Fellowship in Poetry.