Shane Seely

Assistant Professor
MFA Program Administrator
457 Lucas Hall

Shane Seely joined the creative writing faculty at UMSL in 2012. His book of poems, The Snowbound House, was awarded the 2008 Philip Levine Prize in Poetry and was published in 2009 by Anhinga Press. His chapbook, HIstory Here Requires Balboa, was published by Slash Pine Press in 2012. Shane's poems have appeared in The Southern Review, Southern Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, Antioch Review, Seneca Review, and elsewhere. Shane teaches graduate and undergraduate poetry workshops, as well as courses in the form and theory of poetry and in literary journal editing. More information can be found at his website.