Angie Estes, poetry, is the author of five books, most recently Enchantée (Oberlin College Press, 2013), 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.
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 was for several years Professor of American Literature and Creative Writing at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Most recently, she has taught creative writing at Oberlin College, at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and at The Ohio State University.
Seminars and Readings by Angie Estes
- Reading by Angie Estes (Tuesday, July 28, 2015)
- Reading by Angie Estes (Tuesday, July 22, 2014)
- Cities of the Interior: Travel, Writing, and the Self - with Bob Cowser, Jr. (Friday, August 2, 2013)
- Reading by Angie Estes (Tuesday, July 30, 2013)
- Reading by Angie Estes (Tuesday, August 7, 2012)
- Reading by Angie Estes (Tuesday, August 2, 2011)
- Writing about Art/Finding Art Within, or: How Giotto Painted My Poem: A Craft Seminar by Angie Estes, with Jill Christman (Sunday, July 24, 2011)
- Reading by Angie Estes (Tuesday, August 3, 2010)
- The Lyric Mode: A Craft Seminar by Angie Estes, Bob Root, and Kathryn Winograd (2008)