Missouri State University

Department of English

Marcus S. Cafagna

Marcus S. Cafagna

Email

Phone

417-836-4793

(work)

Office

Siceluff Hall 238

Department

English

Postal mail

Missouri State University
English
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897 work
Professor
Coordinator of the Creative Writing Program

Education

  • MFA, Writing/Poetry, 1998, Vermont College
  • MA, English/Poetry, 1989, Michigan State University
  • BA, English/Poetry, 1986, Michigan State University

Teaching

  • ENG 203: Creative Writing: Poetry
  • ENG 303: Creative Writing: Poetry II
  • ENG 503: Advanced Writing: Poetry
  • ENG 508/609 and 708: Creative Writing Project
  • ENG 558/661: Modern American Authors: Contemporary American Poetry

Research and professional interests

Poetry Writing

Awards and honors

  • Nominee and Finalist, Missouri Poet Laureate, 2010
  • Nominee, Pushcart Prize in Poetry, 2009, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 1998, 1996, 1995
  • Named, Notable Missouri Poet, 2008
  • Recipient, College of Arts and Letters Research Award, 2001
  • Nominee, Ruth Lily Poetry Fellowship, 1997
  • Selection of First Book, National Poetry Series, 1995