Location: 3108 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x3645
Julie Agoos is the author of three collections of poetry. Above the Land (1987), selected by James Merrill as winner of the Yale Younger Poets Prize, also received the Towson State University Prize for Literature. Calendar Year was published by the Sheep Meadow Press in 1996, and Property, for which she received the Brooklyn College/CUNY Creative Achivement Award in 2006, was published by Ausable Press in 2008. Agoos has been a resident Fellow of The Frost Place and was a member of the creative writing faculty at Princeton University for eight years. She came to Brooklyn College in 1994 and teaches courses in creative writing/poetry in both the undergraduate English Department and the M.F.A. Poetry Program. She also teaches courses in Victorian poetry, modern British and Irish poetry, and special topics tutorials in reading and writing, such as poetry and the source and the poetics of hell.