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Alumna A. E. Stallings has released a new collection of poems!

Alicia Stallings

Alicia Stallings graduated in 1990 from the University of Georgia with an A.B in Classics. She then graduated from the University of Oxford with an MSt in Latin Literature in 1991. This Georgia native has taken up residence in Athens, Greece and has recently been named the University of Oxford’s 47th Professor of Poetry. She has published 5 books now, with the newest being released last December, titled This Afterlife: Selected Poems. Stallings has received numerous notable awards. A few being the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship, MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, as well as being a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2019. An article was written about her in the Summer 2023 Georgia Magazine, the Magazine of the University of Georgia on page 48.  

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