The Alaska Writers Directory

John Morgan

Where: Fairbanks
Genre(s): Poetry, literary nonfiction


Favorite Places in Alaska:
My home overlooking the Tanana River with a long view south to the Alaska Range.

A graduate of Harvard and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, John Morgan moved to Fairbanks in 1976, to teach in the creative writing program at UAF. He has published four books of poetry and four chapbooks and his work has appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Paris Review, The New Republic, AQR, and many other magazines, and in more than twenty anthologies. Forms of Feeling, a book of essays on poetry and life, will be coming out next year. Two years ago he was chosen to be the first writer-in-residence at Denali National Park.


  • Forms of Feeling (poetry), Salmon Poetry, 2012
  • Spear-Fishing on the Chatanika: New and Selected Poems Salmon Poetry, 2010
  • Walking Past Midnight University of Alabama Press
  • The Arctic Herd University of Alabama Press
  • The Bone-Duster Quarterly Review of Literature

Please contact me for readings, workshops, classes, lectures.
I work with any audience.

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Listing last updated: May, 2011

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