Dexter L. Booth 2017 Visiting Writer
Dexter L. Booth


Dexter L. Booth

Biography

Dexter L. Booth is the author of Abracadabra, Sunshine (Red Hen Press, 2021), the chapbook Rhapsody (Upper Rubber Boot Books, 2019), and the collection Scratching the Ghost (Graywolf Press, 2013), which won the 2012 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. His poems have been included in numerous anthologies, including The Best American Poetry 2015The Burden of Light: Poems on Illness and LossThe Golden Shovel Anthology honoring Gwendolyn BrooksFurious Flower: Seeding the Future of African American Poetry, and Plume Poetry 9. Booth holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of Southern California.

 

Education

Ph.D., Unversity of Southern California
MA Creative Writing, Arizona State University