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STEPHEN CRAMER
cramer.stephen@gmail.com

EDUCATION:

—City College of New York

—Master of Arts, Creative Writing, 1998

—Lycoming College

—Bachelor of Arts, major in Creative Writing, 1997

—Member of Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honors Society

—Member of the Iruksa Honors Society

—Junior Semester at Westminster College, Oxford, England

BOOKS:

Shiva’s Drum, winner of the National Poetry Series, University of Illinois Press, 2004

Tongue & Groove, University of Illinois Press, 2007

From the Hip, A Concise History of Hip Hop (in sonnets), Wind Ridge Books, 2014

A Little Thyme & A Pinch of Rhyme (A Cookbook in Haiku & Sonnets), Wind Ridge Books, 2015

Bone Music, winner of the Louise Bogan Award, Trio House Press, 2016

A Jar 0f Moon Air: Selected Poems of Jaime Sabines, translated by Stephen Cramer and Alejandro Merizalde, Literal Press, 2017

SELECTED JOURNALS, ANTHOLOGIES, AND FEATURES:

—African American Review (spring 2011)

—The American Poetry Review (September/October 2009)

—Artful Dodge (issue 48/49)

—Ashville Poetry Review (issue 16, volume 13, #1)

—Atlanta Review (spring/summer, 2003)

Atticus Review (summer 2017)

—Barnstorm (winter 2013)

—Barrow Street (summer 2000, summer 2004, summer 2006, summer 2007, summer 2011)

—Blues for Bill (University of Akron Press, 2005)

—Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz and Literature (summer 1998, winter 1998,
summer 2010, summer 2012, summer 2016)

Cafe Review (spring 2017)

—Cimarron Review (winter 2004)

Comstock Review (fall 2017)

—Confrontation (spring/summer 2002)

—Connotation Press: An Online Artifact (spring 2017)

—Cortland Review (Issue 66)

—Crab Orchard Review (spring/summer 2001)

—Fogged Clarity (summer 2011)

—The Gihon River Review (spring 2010)

—Global City Review (issue 11, 1999)

—Green Mountains Review (volume XIX #2, volume XXII #2)

—The Harvard Review (summer 2011)

—Hayden’s Ferry Review (fall/winter 2004/2005)

—High Plains Literary Review (spring 1997)

—The Journal (autumn/winter 2000)

The Lake (February, 2017)

—LIT (winter 2003/2004)

—Literal (spring 2009)

—The Literary Review (summer 2005)

Manhattan Review (fall 2017)

—Michigan Quarterly Review (2014)

—Mid-American Review (volume XXIV #1)

—New Ohio Review (fall 2008)

—New York Quarterly (number 64)

—North American Review (September/October 2005)

—Ocean State Review (spring, 2011)

Offcourse (spring 2017)

—The Pinch (spring 2017)

—poemoftheweek.org (featured poems, “Wheels” and “Curses” February 2011)

—Poetry Daily (featured poem, “The Ark,” 2007)

—Quarterly West (summer 2004)

—The Salon (spring 2011)

—South Dakota Review (fall 2002, winter 2002)

—Southwest Review (volume 90, # 2)

—Statorec.com (fall 2012)

—Vantage Point (spring 2011)

—Warning, Poems May Be Longer Than They Appear: An Anthology of Longish Poems (fall 2014)

—The Worcester Review (fall 2012)

—Yale Review (2013)

GRANTS AND AWARDS:

–Winner of the Louise Bogan Award, 2015

—Creation Grant from the Vermont Arts Council, Sept. 2007

—Nominated for four Pushcart Prizes

—Finalist, Balcones Poetry Prize for Shiva’s Drum, 2004

–Winner of the National Poetry Series, 2003

—Alice M. Sellers Award from the Academy of American Poets, 1998

EDITORIAL WORK:

–Green Mountains Review: Assistant Poetry Editor fall 2014-present

–Barrow Street reader: fall 2001-present

–Green Mountains Review reader: volume XX # 1&2, volume XXI #1

–The Lantern contest judge: volume LXXII, issue II

–Poets Out Loud book contest reader, Fordham University Press, 2005

SELECTED FEATURED READINGS:

—Burlington Book Festival, 2008

—Café Sha Sha, NYC 2002

—Clark University 2010

—Cornelia Street Café, NYC 2004

—Elizabethtown College 2009

—Johnson State College 2007

—Lycoming College, 2004

—Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown, NJ 2004

—The Medicine Show, NYC 2000

—Mount Saint Mary, 2006

—Orange County Community College 2005, 2006

—Telephone Bar, NYC 2007

—University of Rhode Island 2008

—University of Vermont Painted Word Series 2007

—Ursinus College 2008

—Vermont State House 2008

SELECTED GUEST LECTURES:

—Adelphi University

–Champlain College

—Community College of Vermont

—Elizabethtown College

—Fordham University

—New York University

—Orange County Community College

—Polytechnic University

—Ursinus College

EMPLOYMENT:

Instructor of Expository Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2015

—Instructor of Expository Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2015

—Instructor of Written Expression at UVM, fall semester, 2015

—Instructor of Written Expression at UVM, fall semester, 2015

—Faculty advisor for literary journal, Vantage Point, fall semester, 2015

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, spring semester, 2015

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, spring semester, 2015

—Instructor of Expository Writing at UVM, spring semester, 2015

—Instructor of Expository Writing at UVM, spring semester, 2015

—Faculty advisor for literary journal, Vantage Point, spring semester, 2015

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2014

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2014

—Instructor of Expository Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2014

—Instructor of Expository Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2014

—Faculty advisor for literary journal, Vantage Point, fall semester, 2015

—Instructor of Expository Writing at UVM, spring semester, 2014

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, spring semester, 2014

—Instructor of Expository Writing at UVM, spring semester, 2014

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, spring semester, 2014

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2013

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2013

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2013

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2013

—Instructor of Expository Writing at UVM, spring semester, 2013

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, spring semester, 2013

—Instructor of Expository Writing at UVM, spring semester, 2013

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, spring semester, 2013

—Instructor of Expository Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2012

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2012

—Instructor of Expository Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2012

—Instructor of Intro to Creative Writing at UVM, fall semester, 2012

—Faculty advisor for literary journal, Vantage Point, fall semester, 2012

—Instructor of Introduction to Fiction at UVM, spring semester, 2012

—Instructor of Types of Literature at UVM, spring semester, 2012

—Faculty advisor for literary journal, Vantage Point, spring semester, 2012

—Instructor of Jazz Poetry at UVM, winter semester, 2012

—Instructor of Introduction to Poetry at UVM, fall semester, 2011

—Instructor of Written Expression at UVM, fall semester, 2011

—Instructor of Introduction to Poetry at UVM, summer semester, 2011

—Instructor of Introduction to Fiction at UVM, spring semester, 2011

—Instructor of Types of Literature at UVM, spring semester, 2011

—Faculty Advisor to the UVM Literary Appreciation Club, spring semester, 2011

—Instructor of Introduction to Poetry at UVM, fall semester, 2010

—Instructor of American Literature at UVM, fall semester, 2010

—Faculty Advisor to the UVM Literary Appreciation Club, fall semester, 2010

—Instructor of Introduction to Poetry at UVM, summer semester, 2010

—Instructor of Introduction to Poetry at UVM, spring semester, 2010

—Instructor of Introduction to Fiction at UVM, spring semester, 2010

—Instructor of American Literature at UVM, fall semester, 2009

—Instructor of Introduction to Poetry at UVM, fall semester, 2009

—Instructor of Introduction to Poetry (second section) at UVM, fall semester, 2009

—Instructor of Introduction to Poetry (third section) at UVM, fall semester, 2009

—Instructor of Introduction to Poetry at University of Vermont, summer semester,
2009

—Instructor of Introduction to Fiction at UVM, spring semester, 2009

—Instructor of Written Expression at UVM, spring semester, 2009

—Instructor of Introduction to Poetry at UVM, spring semester, 2009

—Instructor of Written Expression (second section) at UVM, spring semester, 2009

—Instructor of Introduction to Poetry at UVM, fall semester, 2008

—Instructor of Introduction to Fiction at UVM, fall semester, 2008

—Instructor of Written Expression at UVM, fall semester, 2008

—Graduating Thesis Advisor at JSC, fall semester, 2008

—Instructor of Introduction to Poetry at UVM, spring semester, 2008

—Instructor of Types of Literature at UVM, spring semester, 2008

—Instructor of Written Expression at UVM, fall semester, 2007

—Instructor of Introduction to Creative Writing at JSC, fall semester, 2007

—Instructor of Introduction to Creative Writing at University of Vermont, summer
semester, 2007

—Instructor of Advanced Poetry Workshop at Johnson State College, spring
semester, 2007