Devon Walker-Figueroa

Image of Devon Walker-Figueroa
Visiting Faculty

Devon Walker-Figueroa '15 is a poet, short story writer, and literary editor.


Walker-Figueroa's debut poetry collection Philomath (Milkweed Editions, 2021) won the National Poetry Series, the Levis Reading Prize, and was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle award. Her second poetry collection, Lazarus Species, is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions in 2025. Her work can be found in The Nation, POETRY, The American Poetry ReviewBennington Review, and elsewhere. She is a visiting faculty member at Bennington for the 2024-2025 academic year.