Stacey Waite


Stacey Waite is a poet, educator, and scholar originally from Long Island, New York. Earning a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing in 2002 and a PhD in Composition and Rhetoric from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011, Waite is now Associate Professor and Graduate Chair in the English Department at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln. Waite has published four collections of poems: Choke (winner of the 2004 Frank O'Hara Prize in Poetry), Love Poem to Androgyny (winner of the 2006 Main Street Rag Chapbook Competition), the lake has no saint (winner of the 2008 Snowbound Prize in Poetry) and Butch Geography (Tupelo Press, 2013). Waite’s most recent scholarly book, Teaching Queer, was published with the University of Pittsburgh Press in May of 2017. Waite’s books are taught at over fifty colleges and universities in Creative Writing, Composition, and Gender Studies programs. Source