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CarolAnn Russell

College of Arts and Letters
Department of English
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Carol Ann Russell, M.F.A, PhD. - Poet, Professor

Poet, Professor of English
Office: Hagg Sauer 306
Phone: (218) 755 - 2029

M.A. English Literature : University of Montana
M.F.A. Poetry : University of Montana
Ph.D. English: Creative Writing, Form and Theory, and 20th Century Literature: University of Nebraska - Lincoln

CarolAnn Russell has published four full-length books of poetry: The Red Envelope (University Presses of Florida, 1985), Feast (Loonfeather Press, Minnesota 1993) and Silver Dollar (West End Press, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1995), and Gypsy Taxi (Backwaters Press, Omaha, Nebraska, 2005). Poems from these collections have been included in many regional and national anthologies.

In addition, she has published three limited editions of poetry: Italia: Passeggiata (Quiet Crow Press, Minnesota 2000); Without Reservation (1996); The Tao of Woman (1990). Russell has also won many awards and grants for her poetry from: the Academy of American Poets, Ragdale Foundation, the Poetry Society of America, the Jerome Foundation, the Minnesota State Arts Board, and the Pacific Northwest Writers Conference. She was Poet-in-Residence at Villa Vergiliana in Cumae, Italy (2005), and was a resident poet at the American Academy in Rome, Italy (1997, 2000) and also at the Australian Centre, University of Melbourne (1997). She was elected a member of P.E.N. New York City in 1993. Russell was awarded certification as an Archetypal Pattern Analyst from the ASSISI INSTITUTE. under the direction of Dr. Micheal Conforti in 2011. She has given presentations in Vermont and Italy of her poetry in relationship to archetypal patterns and the psyche.

Russell came to Bemidji from Southern Conneticut State University New Haven in 1988. In 1999, Saint Cloud State University awarded her its Distinguished Alumni Award. Russell is Professor of Creative Writing in the Department of English at Bemidji State University where she teaches poetry writing, contemporary writers and theory, archetypal patterns, and women's & gender studies.

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