Martin Lammon

Martin Lammon’s book News from Where I Live: Poems (University of Arkansas Press, 1998) won the Arkansas Poetry Prize. His poems have also won a Pablo Neruda Prize, selected by W. S. Merwin for poems published in Nimrod. Poems and essays have appeared in such journals as Black Warrior Review, Chattahoochee Review, Chelsea, The Gettysburg Review, Iowa Review, Mid-American Review, New Letters, Puerto del Sol, and Ploughshares. Lammon holds the Fuller E. Callaway endowed Flannery O’Connor Chair in Creative Writing at Georgia College & State University (1997-present), where he directs the MFA in Creative Writing program and edits the literary journal Arts & Letters. He is a past President (2000-2002) of the Associated Writing Programs (AWP). In 2003 he won the Lamar York Prize for Creative Nonfiction.

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