Austin Hummell


B.A, English, Principia College
M.A., English, University of Maine
PhD, English, University of Missouri-Columbia

Austin Hummell was born and raised in Florida, and has lived in the Upper Peninsula since 2000.  He attended colleges in Illinois and Maine, and completed his PhD at the University of Missouri in 1993. He teaches Literature, Film and Poetry Writing. He has published poems in many anthologies and literary magazines, including Poetry, Quarterly West, Gettysburg Review, Gulf Coast, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, and has had work featured on Verse Daily. His books are Poppy, winner of the Del Sol Press Poetry Prize, and The Fugitive Kind, winner of the University of Georgia Press’s Contemporary Poetry Series. 

Teaching Specialties:

  • Poetry writing
  • 20th. Century American Film