Artress Bethany White
Artress Bethany White. PhD is a poet, essayist, and literary critic. She is the recipient of the 2018 Trio Award for her poetry collection, My Afmerica (Trio House Press, 2019). Survivor’s Guilt: Essays on Race and American Identity was her first essay collection. She is also the author of the poetry collection, Fast Fat Girls In Pink Hot Pants (2012). Her prose and poetry have appeared in such journals as Harvard Review, Tupelo Quarterly, The Hopkins Review, Pleiades, Solstice, Poet Lore, Ecotone, and The Account. Scholarly essays appear in the anthologies Seeking Home: Marginalization and Representation in Appalachian Letters and Song (U of Tennessee P, 2017) and Literary Expressions of African Spirituality (Lexington Books, 2013).
White has received the Mary Hambidge Distinguished Fellowship from the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts for her nonfiction, The Mona Van Duyn Scholarship in Poetry from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and writing residencies at The Writer's Hotel and the Tupelo Press/MASS MoCA studios. She teaches poetry and nonfiction workshops for Rosemont College in Philadelphia.
Artress Bethany White is interviewed by by E. Ethelbert Miller on his radio program “On The Margin” on WPFW F.M., October 8, 2020.
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