Erica McCreedy

 

 

Biography

 

Erica McCreedy is a native of Lake Charles, LA and received a BA in English from LSU. In 2009 she was awarded two Masters degrees in English and Creative Writing from McNeese State University's MFA program under Amy Fleury and Morri Creech. She was awarded the Joy Scantlebury Poetry Prize in 2006 and 2007 and has co-presented the annual Vision/Verse Art & Poetry Exhibition in Lake Charles since 2009. Her poetry has appeared in Louisiana Literature and in several limited edition broadsides through Yellow Flag Press. Her first poetry chapbook, Red Winters, was released in 2013 by Yellow Flag Press.

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Also By This Poet
  • Flood (Swan Scythe Press, 2013)

  • Notes to a Husband (Imaginary Friend Press, 2013)

  • Lancelot (Lazy Mouse Press, 2013)

  • Night Fishing (Yellow Flag Press, 2011)

  • 28 Blackbirds at the End of the World (Bandersnatch Books, 2010)

  • Aubade (Yellow Flag Press, 2009)

  • Counting Dust Devils: Early Season (Yellow Flag Press, 2009)

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Awards

 

  • Winner, 2013 Swan Scythe Press Chapbook Award

  • Semi-Finalist, 2013 Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Contest

  • Best of the Net Nomination, “The Hard Lines of Our Bodies” (Trigger - #2, 2012)

  • Best of the Net Nomination, “Rayville, LA, 1927” (Trigger - #1, 2011)

  • Finalist, Standing Rock Chapbook Contest, 2012

  • Rhysling Award Nomination, "28 Blackbirds at the End of the World," 2008

  • James Award Nomination, "Rhyme In Haiku," 2006

2010 - present

2010 - present