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Greg Brownderville

Assistant Professor

MFA, University of Mississippi

Greg BrowndervilleGreg Brownderville has published a book of poems, titled Gust (Northwestern University Press, 2011) and a book of folktales, poems, and folk paintings, titled Deep Down in the Delta (Butler Center Books, 2012). His work explores the cultures and landscapes of the rural Deep South, in particular the Delta region of Arkansas and Mississippi. Brownderville teaches introductory and upper-level courses in poetry writing.

Courses taught

2390, 3391

Areas of research

Poetry, folklore


Gust: Poems (Northwestern University Press, 2011); Deep Down in the Delta (originally published in 2005; revised edition published in 2012 by Butler Center Books)

Top Picks by the Library Journal, October 2011 to February 2012 (Gust), 2012.

Poetry Foundation’s Best-Seller List (Gust), twice in 2012.

Walter E. Dakin Fellowship, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, 2012.

New Millennium Writings Poetry Award, 2011.

Missouri Review Voice-Only Poetry prize, 2011.

Jane Geske Award from Prairie Schooner, 2010.

Bondurant Prize for Poetry, 2007 and 2008.

Porter Prize, 2007.