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Department of Creative Writing
University of Texas at El Paso
Liberal Arts 415
500 West University Ave.
El Paso, TX  79968

(915) 747-5529

lullman@utep.edu
   
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Contemporary American Poetry, Non-Fiction

Leslie Ullman is the author of three poetry collections: Natural Histories, which won the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award in 1979; Dreams by No One's Daughter, which was published by University of Pittsburgh Press in 1987, and Slow Work Through Sand,  from University of Iowa Press as co-winner of the 1997 Iowa Poetry Prize. She has been awarded two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, and her poems have appeared in magazines such as Poetry, The Kenyon Review, The New Yorker, Puerto Del Sol, and Blue Mesa Review, as well as numerous anthologies. Her poetry reviews have appeared in Kenyon Review and Poetry Magazine. She directs the MFA Program with a bilingual option at the University of Texas at El Paso, where she teaches workshops in poetry, creative non-fiction, fiction, and beginning creative writing, and literature courses in contemporary American poetry. She also is on the faculty of the Vermont College MFA Program. She lives on ranchland in Southern New Mexico.

Leslie Ullman  obtuvo su Maestría en Creación Literaria en la Universidad Iowa. Ha publicado tres libros de poesía: Natural Histories (Yale University Press, galardonado en 1978 con el  Yale Series of Younger Poets Award); Dreams by  No One’s Daughter (University  Pittsburgh Press, 1987) y  Slow Work Through Sand
(publicado por la Universidad de Iowa y galardonado con el  Premio  Iowa de Poesía en 1997). Como becaria del National Endowment of the Arts, imparte  en Vermont College talleres de poesía en el Programa de Creación Literaria.

   
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Slow Work through Sand