Vievee Francis

Vievee Francis is the author of four books of poetry, Blue-Tail Fly, Horse in the Dark (Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Prize), Forest Primeval (Hurston Wright Legacy Award and the 2017 Kingsley-Tufts Award) and her just released book of poetry, The Shared World (Northwestern University Press, 2023). She most recently received the 2021 Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry. Her work has appeared in numerous journals, textbooks, and anthologies, including Poetry, Harvard Review, Best American Poetry,, and Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry. She is an Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College.