Nancy Eimers

Nancy Eimers

Dr. Nancy EimersNancy Eimers

Dr. Nancy Eimers

Creative Writing; Contemporary Poetry

Mailing address

Department of Engish
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5331

Office: (269) 387-2593


711 Sprau


Ph.D., English/Creative Writing, University of Houston (1988)
University of Arizona, M.F.A. (1982)
Indiana University, M.A. (1979)


Nancy Eimers is the author of four poetry collections: Oz (Carnegie Mellon, 2011), A Grammar to Waking (Carnegie Mellon, 2006), No Moon (Purdue Univ. Press, 1997) and Destroying Angel (Wesleyan Univ. Press , 1991).

Eimers has been the recipient of a Nation “Discovery” Award, a Whiting Writers Award, two NEA Fellowships, and a Pushcart Prize. Her poems have appeared in numerous magazines, including Field, Paris Review, The Nation, Antioch Review, North American Review, Triquarterly, and Poetry Northwest, and in many anthologies, including Best American Poetry, Poets of the New Century, The Wesleyan Tradition, The Extraordinary Tide: New Poetry by American Women and The New Bread Loaf Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry. She and her husband have two orange cats, the most recent in a long line of memorable felines.


Department of English
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Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5331 USA
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