Anne Shaw

Assistant Professor of English
Division of Humanities

Education

M.F.A.  Creative Writing (Poetry), George Mason University, 1999.
B.A., English and Psychology, Yale University, 1994

Anne Shaw, Assistant Professor of English at Franklin Pierce University

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Poetry Workshop
  • Advanced Poetry Workshop
  • The English Seminar
  • College Writing I and II.

Service

  • Faculty Advisor, Nevermore Literary Magazine
  • Curator / Founder, New Voices Reading Series
  • Faculty Advisor, Writing Club

Publications

Books
    • Undertow: Poems. Winner of 2007 Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Prize. Persea Books, 2007.

      Chapbooks
    • Monstrosities: A Documentary Poem. Finalist, DIAGRAM Hybrid Essay Contest, 2009.

Journals
    • Artifice. "Wind Advisory." (Forthcoming).
    • Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art. "Ransom." (Forthcoming).
    • Barrow Street. "What She Sees When She Hushes." (Forthcoming).
    • Literary Imagination. "Voyeurism." (Forthcoming).
    • Konundrum Engline Literary Review. "Onanism," "Elegy IV."
    • New Orleans Review. "City You Won't Come Back To." (Vol. 36, No. 1).
    • typo. "Song." (Issue 14).
    • Aufgabe. "Bleat." (Number 9, 2010).
    • Bellingham Review. "Three Elegies" and "Fourth Grade Foyer." (Spring 2010, Issue
      XXXIII, Vol. 62).
    • Black Warrior Review. "Invitation." (Issue 36.2, Spring/Summer 2010).
    • Green Mountains Review. "New Deal." (Vol XXII, No. 2, Winter 2009).
    • Drunken Boat. "Grief Street" and "Khao Lak Paradise Resort ."  (No. 11, 2010).  
    • Tuesday: An Art Project. (3:2, Fall 2009).
    • Verse. "Absence of Assignable," (October 30, 2009).
    • Verse. "Unruly Clock," (October 19, 2009).
    • Verse Online. “Another Art House Movie.” (October 9, 2009).
    • Beloit Poetry Journal. "Thoreau Dying." (Vol. 60, No.1, Fall 2009).
    • Subtropics. "Hobble." (Issue 8, Spring/Summer 2009).
    • Cimarron Review. "Cyclops Family Album." (Issue 167, Spring 2009).
    • The Journal. “Take.” (Autumn/Winter, 2008).
    • Literal Latté. “The Supper Star.” Winner of 2008 Food Verse Contest. (November, 2008).
    • New Ohio Review. “Damn the Manacle.” (Issue 4, Fall 2008).
    • The Laurel Review. “Catacomb.” (Winter 2008).
    • Court Green. “Hive.” (Issue 5, 2008).
    • Gulf Coast. “Hymn.”  (Vol. 20, No. 1, Winter 2007).
    • Natural Bridge.  “The Visions at Lascaux.” (Spring 2006).
    • New American Writing.  “Aegean,” “Shibboleth” (Spring/Summer 2005).
    • Fell Swoop. “Darkness.” (No. 69, Spring 2004).
    • gam. Excerpts from "Survival School." (No. 1, Fall 2003).
    • Hayden's Ferry Review. "In Medias Res." (Vol. 32, Spring/Summer 2003).
    • Twenty-Six.  "Trans/parence."  (Issue B, April 2003).
    • The Wallace Stevens Journal. "The Burden of What Flickered in the Light." (Spring 2002).
    • The Cresset.  "Staying On." (Pentecost 2001) and "Crossing to Chebeague." (Lent 2002).
    • Crania. "After Having Been Put to Bed" and "The Cipher."  (Issue 11, Winter 2000).
    • Mobius. "The Evolution of Loss."  (Vol 15, Fall-Winter 2000).
    • Phoebe. "Enumeration" and "Lineage. "  (Vol. 28, Spring 1999).
    • The Sandhill Review. "Demeter Sings the Blues," "Mariana's Revenge," "The X-Ray." 
      (Vol. X, 1997).
    • Fractal. "The Visitation."   (Vol. 7, Spring 1997).
    • Aurora. "O." (Spring 1993).

Online Poetry Projects
    • Twitter Poetry Project. An ongoing experimental poem written via Twitter.
    • Monstrosities: A Documentary Poem.  Collage poem exploring the history of monstrosity from Medieval times to the present.

      Print Anthologies
    • “Haunch." Dogs Singing, Salmon Poetry, (Forthcoming).
    • “Dido to the Little Matchgirl.” A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry, (Forthcoming).  
    • “Shibboleth.” Innovative Poetry in English 2005/2006: The PIP (Project for Innovative Poetry) Gertrude Stein Awards.  Ed. Douglas Messerli. Green Integer Press, 2010.
    • “Precipice.” Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar, 2008. Eds. Jeannie Bergmann and Richard Roe. Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, 2008.
    • “Hibiscus” and “Cold Spring.” I’m Home. Ed. Ann Wells. iUniverse Press, 2005.
    • “Formulary for a Winter Landscape.” Wisconsin Poets' Calendar, 2004. Eds. Alice D’Alessio and Jackie Langeteig. Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, 2004.

Poetry in Archives
  • From the Fishouse: Audio Archive of Emerging Poets.
  • Konundrum Engline Literary Review. "Onanism," "Elegy IV."
  • God the Cyclops.” BONK! Performance Series. July 2009.
  • “Lineage.” Poetry Daily.  June 6, 2008. 
  • “Hymn.” Verse Daily. March 2008. 

    Readings
  • Celebration of the Liberal Arts, Franklin Pierce University, Sept 29, 2010.
  • Couscous@Tazza, Providence RI, Sept 25, 2010.
  • Slash Pine Press Poetry Hike, Tuscaloosa AL, Sept 19, 2010.
  • Featured Reader, Small Animal Project, Cambridge MA, May 8, 2010.
  • Featured Reader, Symposium Books, Providence RI, May 7, 2010.
  • Featured Reader, Toadstool Books, Peterborough NH, April 17, 2010.
  • Counterpath Books / Drunken Boat / Guernica / Persea Books / Pool Performance, AWP, Denver CO, April 7, 2010.
  • DoubleCross Press / Lame House Press / Slash Pine Press Poetry Marathon, AWP, Denver CO, April 7, 2010.
  • Featured Reader, Publicly Complex Reading Series, Providence RI, Feb 6, 2010.
  • BONK! Reading and Performance Series, Racine WI, June 27, 2009.
  • Resident Reading Series, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT, May 26, 2009.
  • Babylon Salon Reading Series, San Francisco CA, December 6, 2008.
  • Featured Reader, University of Wisconsin Poetry Series, Madison WI, November 20, 2008.
  • Featured Reader, Wisconsin Festival of the Book, A Room of One’s Own 
  • Bookstore, Madison WI, October 19, 2008.
  • Celebration of the Liberal Arts, Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH. Sept 25, 2008. 
  • Book Release Reading, Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee WI, May 7, 2008.
  • Featured Reader, Prairie Chicken Festival and Literary Bash, April 2008.    
  • Featured Reader, Avol’s Book Shop, April 2008.
  • Featured Reader, Carthage College, March 2008. Visiting Writers Series.
  • McNally Robison Books Poetry Reading, NYC, 2008, January 2008. Indie Press Series Reading, Persea Books.
  • Blue Parlor Reading Series, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, August 2006.
  • Faculty Reading with Andrew Feld, Carthage College, October 2004.
  • Featured Reader, Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee WI, April 2004.
  • Woodland Pattern Annual Poetry Marathon, Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee, WI, January 2001, '02, '03, '04, ’05, ’06, ’07, ‘08.
  • Featured Reader, Canterbury Books Poetry Reading, Madison WI, April 2002.
  • Urban Voice Reading Series, Woodland Pattern Book Center, April 2002.
  • "Spiritual Bodies." Poetry/Video Performance Art for Poetry Theater. George Mason University, April 1998.
  • Borders Books Poetry Reading. Fairfax, VA, April 1997.
  • Lannan Fellows Poetry Reading. Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC, February 1997.
  • Featured Reader, Candid Yak Reading Series. George Mason University, October 1997.
  • Drag King Manifesto,” Woodland Pattern Archive. Added May 2008.
  • Shibboleth,” Woodland Pattern Archive. Added 2004.
Awards
  • DIAGRAM Hybrid Essay Contest, Finalist, 2009.
  • Literal Latté Food Verse Contest. First Place, 2008.
  • Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Prize from Persea Press, 2007.
  • Colorado Prize for Poetry, Finalist, 2007.
  • Beatrice Hawley Award, Finalist, Alice James Press, 2007. 
  • “Discovery”/The Nation Award. Semi-finalist, 2006 & 2007.
  • Benjamin Saltman Poetry Contest/Red Hen Press. Finalist, 2006.
  • Gertrude Stein Award for Innovative Poetics. Green Integer Press, 2006.
  • Virginia Downs Poetry Award. First Place. George Mason University, 1998.

Contact Information

Phone: 603.899.4029 / 414.218.2048
Office Location: Petrocelli 2nd floor
E-mail: shawa@franklinpierce.edu