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Bianca Spriggs

Bianca Spriggs, performing at the microphone

Assistant Professor

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Photo Credit: Brian Campbell

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Ph.D. in English Literature, University of Kentucky


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Bianca Lynne Spriggs is an award-winning writer and multidisciplinary artist from Lexington, Kentucky. An Assistant Professor of English at Ohio University, Bianca is the author of four collections of poems, most recently Call Her by Her Name (Triquarterly Books, 2016) and The Galaxy Is a Dance Floor (Argos Books, 2016). She is the co-editor of three poetry anthologies, most recently Undead: Ghouls, Ghosts & More (Apex Publications, 2017) and Black Bone: 25 Years of the Affrilachian Poets (University of Kentucky Press, 2018).


Black Bone: 25 Years of the Affrilachian Poets (University of Kentucky Press; 2018)

Undead: Ghouls, Ghosts, and More! (Apex Publications; 2017)

Collections & Anthologies

The Galaxy Is a Dance Floor (Argos Books; 2016)

Call Her By Her Name (Triquarterly Books; 2016)

Circe's Lament: Wild Women Poetry (Accents Publishing; 2015)

How Swallowtails Become Dragons (Accents Publishing; 2011)

Kaffir Lily (Wind Publications; 2010)

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