Carolyn Hembree

Carolyn Hembree's third collection, For Today, was published by LSU Press in 2024 as part of their Barataria Series. She is also the author of Rigging a Chevy into a Time Machine and Other Ways to Escape a Plague (Trio House Press, 2016), winner of the 2015 Trio Award and the 2015 Rochelle Ratner Memorial Award, and Skinny (Kore Press, 2012). She received a 2016-2017 ATLAS grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents and has also received grants and fellowships from PEN, the Louisiana Division of the Arts, and the Southern Arts Federation. A professor in the MFA program at the University of New Orleans, she was awarded the 2017 International Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award. Carolyn serves as poetry editor of Bayou Magazine

2018 Events
NOPF18 Featured Performer
2019 Events
Marthe Reed's ARK HIVE
2022 Events
Workshop Lifers: Celebrating the Twentieth Anniversary of a New Orleans Poetry Group
2023 Events
Writing Home at the End of the World: A Poetry Reading
Through-Passage: Poetry in a Pandemic
Writing About Illness, Recovery, Pain, and Survival
2024 Events
Writing the Body: The Intersection of Identity and Corporeality
titter-titter ... tee-hee ... YIKES!: A Conversation on Humor in Women's Poetry
NOPF Roadshow: Southeastern University