Jennifer Whitaker

Jennifer Whitaker

Office: MHRA 3119



M.F.A. University of North Carolina at Greensboro-2005
B.A. Randolph-Macon Woman’s College-2002

Research Interests

Ms. Whitaker is currently working on a her second poetry manuscript, and her research interests include online writing center theory and Welsh Arthurian texts.

Selected Publications

  • The Blue Hour (University of Wisconsin Press, 2016)
  • “Father as Map of the World.” New Orleans Review 34.2 (2008).
  • “The Way We Describe Lost Things.” Pebble Lake Review Spring (2008).
  • “The Look of It.” New England Review. 27.1 (2006): 39-40.
  • “Understanding Harvest.” Mid-American Review 25.2 (2005).

Awards and Honors

  • Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize, 2005.
  • Nomination for the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship, 2004.
  • Graduate Scholar, UNCG, 2003-2005.
  • Election to Phi Beta Kappa, 2002.


The Blue Hour

Book by Jennifer Whitaker