Madelon Leventhal Rand Chair in Literature
Location: 2312 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x3567
Marjorie Welish is the author of poetry, most recently: So What So That (2016). Constructed artist's books include Oaths? Questions? with James Siena (Granary Books, 2009). Her book of art criticism is Signifying Art: Essays on art since 1960 (Cambridge University Press, 1999). Fellowships include: Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, 2014-15; St. Edmonds? College, Cambridge University, Visiting Fellow?granted for 2014-15; New York Foundation for the Arts, 2007-8; Judith E. Wilson Visiting Poetry Fellowship of Cambridge University, 2005 2002; Academy of American Poets, Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize finalist, 2001; Fund for Poetry, awards: 1999 / 1989, and the George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship of Brown University, 1998-99. Her creative arts practice and criticism were the subjects of day-long conference at the University of Pennsylvania in 2002, resulting in a 300-page conference book Of the Diagram: The work of Marjorie Welish (Slought Foundation, 2003).