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Ellen Bryant Voigt

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Name  Ellen Voigt

Role  Poet
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Education  University of Iowa, Converse College, Goddard College
Awards  Poets' Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
Nominations  Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, National Book Award for Poetry, National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry
Books  Headwaters: Poems, Shadow of Heaven, The flexible lyric, Messenger: New and Selected, The Art of Syntax: Rhythm o

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Ellen Bryant Voigt (born 1943) is an American poet. She has published six collections of poetry and a collection of craft essays. Her poetry collection Shadow of Heaven (2002) was a finalist for the National Book Award and Kyrie (1995) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her collection Messenger (2008) was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Her poetry has been published in several national publications. She served as the Poet Laureate of Vermont for four years and in 2003 was elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. In 2015 Voigt was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.


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Voigt grew up in Chatham, Virginia, graduated from Converse College, and received an M.F.A. from the University of Iowa. She has taught at M.I.T. and Goddard College where in 1976 she developed and directed the nation's first low-residency M.F.A. in Creative Writing program. Since 1981 she has taught in the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers.


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She is married to Fran Voigt formerly an administrator at Goddard College. They have two children, Dudley and Will Voigt. She resides in Cabot, Vermont.

Awards and honors

  • MacArthur Fellowship, 2015
  • National Endowment for the Arts grant recipient
  • Guggenheim Foundation grant recipient
  • 67th Academy of American Poets Fellowship
  • Vermont Council of Arts grant recipient
  • Pushcart Prize
  • Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund fellowship
  • 1999–2003 - Poet Laureate of Vermont
  • 2002 - Merrill Fellowship from The Academy of American Poets
  • 2002 - O. B. Hardison, Jr. Poetry Prize
  • 2003 - Elected Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets

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