Poet and Nashville native Hannah Baggott received her MFA from Oregon State University in 2015.
She is now a Lecturer of English and Service Learning Faculty Fellow at UNC Pembroke.
She lives in Fayetteville, North Carolina area with her partner and their cats, Nu and Martha.
At UNCP, Hannah is faculty advisor to SPECTRUM, the campus LGBT+ advocacy group. In 2021, she is now serving as the faculty coordinator for the new Gender & Sexuality Learning Community on campus.
She has been awarded the Diane O. Jones Excellence in Service-Learning Award (2017), the Advisor of the Year Award (2018), and the Advisor Hall of Fame Award.
Her concerns & obsessions include medicine, the body, the American South, intimacy, & faith. She loves the oral/aural aspects of poetry most.
She is the recipient of the 2015 Marica & Jan Vilcek Prize for Poetry (judged by Major Jackson) through Bellevue Literary Review, the Joyce Carol Oates Commencement Award in Poetry through Oregon State University, and the Lisa Ede Award for Excellence in Composition Instruction.
She has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize via Rogue Agent and Visitant Lit.
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