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Edwards College of Humanities & Fine Arts - Faculty Information
Dan Albergotti
Associate Professor

Department(s): English
Degree: MFA in creating writing, UNC Greensboro, 2002; PhD in literature, South Carolina 1995
Area of Study: Creative writing, poetry
   
Email: albergot@coastal.edu
Office: EHFA 234
Phone: 843-349-2420
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Biography:
Dan Albergotti's first full-length collection of poems, The Boatloads, was selected by Edward Hirsch as the winner of the 2007 A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize from BOA Editions and published in April 2008. A limited-edition chapbook, The Use of the World, was published by Unicorn Press in 2013, and his second full-length collection, Millennial Teeth won the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry Open Competition (selected by Rodney Jones) and will be published by Southern Illinois University Press in 2014. Albergotti's poems have appeared in The Cincinnati Review, Five Points, Mid-American Review, The Southern Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and other journals. His chapbook, Charon's Manifest, won the 2005 Randall Jarrell/Harperprints Chapbook Competition, and one of his poems was reprinted in Best New Poets 2005. His poem "Things to Do in the Belly of the Whale" won the 2005 Oneiros Press Poetry Broadside Contest and was printed in a limited letterpress edition in March 2007. He has been a scholar at the Sewanee and Bread Loaf writers' conferences and a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. In spring 2008 his poem "What They're Doing" was selected for a Pushcart Prize. A graduate of the MFA program at UNC Greensboro and former poetry editor of The Greensboro Review, he currently edits the online journal Waccamaw (www.waccamawjournal.com) and teaches creative writing and literature courses at Coastal Carolina University.
 
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