Camille Guthrie

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Director of Undergraduate Writing Initiatives

In Camille Guthrie's fourth collection of poems, DIAMONDS, she writes about the trials and surprises of divorce, parenting, country life—and the difficulties and delights of being alone, looking at art, and falling in love.



Guthrie is the author of four books of poetry, including DIAMONDS (BOA Editions, 2021). Her poems have appeared in such journals as Boston Review, The Iowa Review, The New Republic, and Tin House, as well as in several anthologies including the The Best American Poetry 2019 & 2020. She has been awarded fellowships from MacDowell and the Yaddo Foundation; she holds an MFA from Brown University and a BA from Vassar College. From 2009-2017, Guthrie was a visiting faculty member at Bennington, and in Fall 2017, she became the Director of Undergraduate Writing Initiatives.