Positions

Selected Publications

Article

Year Title Altmetric
2016-01-01 "Caro Nome”PoemMemoirStory (renamed Nelle in 2018)2016-01-01
2014-09-01 “Bodies of Water"Literary Mama2014-09-01

Book

Year Title Altmetric
2023-05-01 Lo.  University of Iowa Press. 2023-05-01
2019-02-01 Dear Terror, Dear Splendor.  University of Wisconsin Press. 2019-02-01
2013-12-01 Girl, Giant.  Finishing Line Press. 2013-12-01
2008-04-01 Cirque du Crève-Cœur.  . 2008-04-01

Document

Year Title Altmetric
2023-07-01 "In the Other Universe, I have a Bear Tattoo"Passages North. 2023-07-01
2023-03-01 "The Thing Itself"Image. 2023-03-01
2022-07-01 "Often in Dreams She Was My Girlfriend Until I Remembered, Still Asleep, That It Wasn't Okay"Sugar House Review. 2022-07-01
2022-07-01 "Thrownness"Poetry Northwest. 2022-07-01
2022-07-01 "When I Was Afraid”Sugar House Review. 2022-07-01
2022-05-01 "Benediction for Lovers at Midlife"Asheville Poetry Review. 2022-05-01
2022-05-01 "Dear Uncle"Asheville Poetry Review. 1. 2022-05-01
2022-04-01 "But Nothing Bad Ever Happened to Me in the Woods". 2022-04-01
2022-04-01 "Poem Written While My Friend Has Bone Marrow Harvested for Stem Cells"Crab Creek Review. 2022-04-01
2022-02-01 "I want to tell you what poverty gave me--" (reprint)Poetry Daily. 2022-02-01
2021-12-01 "When She Speaks of the Fire"Los Angeles Review. 2021-12-01
2021-11-01 I want to tell you what poverty gave me—"New England Review. 2021-11-01
2021-09-01 "Epithalamium with Empty Nest"Shenandoah. 1. 2021-09-01
2021-06-01 "Elegy in Quarantine"The Rupture. 2021-06-01
2021-06-01 "General Absolution"The Rupture. 2021-06-01
2021-06-01 "Lo"The Rupture. 2021-06-01
2021-04-01 "Poem Written the Day Before the Pandemic Brings Our Kid Home from Europe Unexpectedly"Mom Egg Review. 2021-04-01
2021-04-01 “I’ll tell you what helped"Nelle. 2021-04-01
2021-01-01 “Lessons"Water Stone Review. 2021-01-01
2020-11-01 "Epithalamium with Paper Bell"Four Way Review. 2020-11-01
2020-11-01 Two PoemsFour Way Review. 2020-11-01
2020-09-01 "America you're breaking"The Shore. 2020-09-01
2020-09-01 “I cry each time we say goodbye because I know I’m always sending you to war”The Shore Poetry. 2020-09-01
2020-07-01 "Benediction with Foundlings"Tupelo Quarterly. 2020-07-01
2020-07-01 "Epithalamium with Inventory"Thrush. 2020-07-01
2020-07-01 "Little Deprivation in the Big North Woods"POETRY. 2020-07-01
2020-05-01 "Poet loves hunter though she’ll eat no meat"Adroit Journal. 2020-05-01
2020-01-01 "When We’re in Bed and You Take out Your Mouth Guard, I Know It’s On"Academy of American Poets. 2020-01-01
2019-06-01 "Say”Tupelo Quarterly. 2019-06-01
2019-06-01 "The Parting"Baltimore Review. 2019-06-01
2018-11-01 "Mourning Portrait for Uncle Steve”Nelle. 2018-11-01
2018-09-01 "Some Say the World"Glass: A Journal of Poetry. 2018-09-01
2018-05-01 "Waiting Song with Dioramas,” “One Reason to Stay,” and “Skydiver"Connotation Press. 2018-05-01
2018-04-01 "Damage"Literary Mama. 2018-04-01
2018-04-01 "Nom de Guerre"The Florida Review. 2018-04-01
2018-01-01 "A Laying On of Hands". 2018-01-01
2017-10-01 "Dear Terror, Dear Splendor"The Shallow Ends. 2017-10-01
2016-11-01 "Forgiftet Garden” and “Still Life with Geese and Oxycontin"The Boiler. 2016-11-01
2015-11-01 "Shadowed in Sunstruck Fields"Beloit Poetry Journal. 2015-11-01
2015-10-01 "Instead of Prayer"Atlanta Review. 2015-10-01
2015-10-01 "Southbound Epithalamium"The Cortland Review. 2015-10-01
2015-07-01 “New Wine,” essay review of Sandy Longhorn’s The Alchemy of My Mortal Form and Bradford Tice’s What the Night NumberedBeloit Poetry Journal. 2015-07-01
2015-06-01 "New Wine"Beloit Poetry Journal. 2015-06-01
2015-01-01 “Shadowed in Sunstruck Fields,” essay review of Vievee Francis’s Forest Primeval and J. Scott Brownlee’s Requiem for Used Ignition CapBeloit Poetry Journal. 2015-01-01
2014-10-01 “Things to Keep,” essay review of Emilia Phillip’s Signaletics and Jamaal May’s HumBeloit Poetry Journal. 2014-10-01
2014-09-01 "Things to Keep"Beloit Poetry Journal,. 2014-09-01
2013-11-01 MeanwhileAsheville Poetry Review. 2013-11-01
2013-07-01 Elegy for Michael and the SeaThe Café Review. 2013-07-01
2013-07-01 “What Ghosts Know,” essay review of Cole Swensen’s Gravesend and Traci Brimhall’s Our Lady of the RuinsBeloit Poetry Journal. 2013-07-01
2012-05-01 Epithalamium with Humming BirdMaine Magazine. 2012-05-01
2012-04-01 Love Song with VehophobiaLumina. 2012-04-01
2011-04-01 This RiverWords and Images. 2011-04-01
2009-10-01 “Poker Night,” “Postnatal Epithalamium,” “Love Song to a Cashier,” “Epithalamium with Captives,” and “The end of summer, the fall of the year,From East to West: Bicoastal Verse. 2009-10-01
2009-07-01 Review of Lee Sharkey’s A Darker, Sweeter StringThe Café Review. 2009-07-01
2009-04-01 Epithalamium with AcrobatsThe Café Review. 2009-04-01
2009-04-01 “Girl Giant,” “Epithalamium with Adultery,” and “These Two Eleanors,”Words and Images. 2009-04-01
2009-01-01 Orphan Looks a Gift Horse in the Mouth (or Why I Want to Quit the Circus)Clementine. 2009-01-01
2009-01-01 Presque Isle is PentimentoEchoes. 2009-01-01
2007-09-01 Labor AubadeCrab Orchard Review. 2007-09-01
2007-05-01 Stabat Mater DolorosaSeneca Review. 2007-05-01
2007-04-01 Old Man and NurseAtlanta Review. 2007-04-01
2005-10-01 Scholarly Review of Sylvia Plath’s ArielThe Georgia Review. 2005-10-01
2004-10-01 Review of Beth Ann Fennelly’s Tender HooksThe Georgia Review. 2004-10-01
2003-10-01 EtchingLifeboat: A Journal of Memoir. 2003-10-01
2003-07-01 I Watch Nature While BreastfeedingCalyx: A Journal of Art and Literature by Women. 2003-07-01
2003-04-01 BruiseCrab Orchard Review. 2003-04-01

Presentations

Research Overview

  • Transformative pedagogy, critical theory, 20th/21st century poetry and poetics, the confessional/post-confessional lyric, working-class writing and cultures.
  • Investigator On

    Full Name

  • Melissa M Crowe