Alicia Wright is from Rome, Georgia. She holds a BA from Middlebury College; she lived in Brooklyn and worked at the Strand, as a literary scout, and as part of a publishing startup. She's been awarded a scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and fellowships at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. At present, she's a doctoral candidate in Creative Writing and Literature at the University of Denver.
April 7th, 2017: Mission Creek Festival 7th Annual Lit Crawl
October 9th, 2016: Iowa City Book Festival, Rescue Press Reading.
New Delta Review: "Years Later I Buy Two of Your Paintings"
Prelude: "Sotweed Factor Danse Macabre", in print: "Insect Plague Halts Cars"
New South: "We Are Always Both in the Field," Winner of the 2015 New Writing Contest selected by Roger Reeves, nominated for a Pushcart Prize
The Southeast Review: "Elegy for Marilyn With Streaks of Silver" and "Self Portrait as St. Peter's Youth Group Member"
The Literary Review: "Origin Story" and "Elegy With a Man's Hands in the Garden"
Indiana Review: "His Father's Wake", selected by Camille Rankine for their 2016 Poetry Prize
Southern Humanities Review: "On the Morning I Know I Know Walnut Grove Plantation, 2014" and "Cloud of Unknowing", finalists for the 2016 Auburn Witness Prize
The Iowa Review Blog: "Opal Reunion"
Ecotone: "Photograph: Alice Allgood Cooper on Her Wedding Trip, 1888", "First Eclogue", "Cotton Block"
forthcoming in Poetry Northwest: "You're Called By The Same Sound" and "Night Habit"
forthcoming in The Greensboro Review: "Removal Fort"