Angie Estes

Angie Estes


Angie Estes, poetry, is the author of five books. Her most recent Enchantée (Oberlin College Press, 2013) was winner of the 2015 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize and the Audre Lorde Poetry Prize. Her previous book, Tryst (Oberlin College Press, 2009), was selected as one of two finalists for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize. Her second book, Voice-Over (Oberlin College Press, 2002), won the 2001 FIELD Poetry Prize and was also awarded the 2001 Alice Fay di Castagnola Prize from the Poetry Society of America. Her first book, The Uses of Passion (1995), was the winner of the Peregrine Smith Poetry Prize. 

As the recipient of many awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, and the Cecil Hemley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, she has received fellowships, grants, and residencies from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the American Academy in Rome, the California Arts Council, the MacDowell Colony, and the Ohio Arts Council. Estes received her Ph.D. and M.A. in English from the University of Oregon, and she was Professor of American Literature and Creative Writing at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo for several years.

Seminars and Readings by Angie Estes


MA, English, University of Oregon
Ph.D., English, University of Oregon