Juliet Crichton, 24th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Juliet Crichton

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Webb University Center

Author/Artist Bio

Juliet Crichton, a native Virginian, Juliet teaches at Old Dominion University and at Tidewater Community College's Virginia Beach campus, where she also co-edits BlackWater Review. Her book-length manuscript of poems, The Rain Shapes, has been a finalist in the University of North Texas Press's Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry Series in Western Michigan University's New Issues Press Poetry Series, and in Four Way Books' Levis Memorial Award as well as its Intro Series in Poetry. A two-time recipient of George Mason University's Klappert/Ai Poetry Prize and a semi-finalist in the "Discovery"/The Nation contest, her poetry has appeared in Sequoia, Hayden's Ferry Review, Phoebe, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Nightsun, Amaranth Review, and elsewhere. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia, George Mason University, and American University, where she was an assistant editor of Folio.


Crichton participated in a faculty reading with Eugene McAvoy, Amy Tudor, Matilda Cox, and Renee Olander on Thursday, October 4, 2001 at 2:00 p.m.

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