Faculty & Staff

Jill McDonough, MFA

Assistant Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts



MFA, Boston University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

The winner of three Pushcart prizes and a 2014 Lannan Literary Fellowship, Jill McDonough is the author of Habeas Corpus (Salt, 2008), Oh, James! (Seven Kitchens, 2012), and Where You Live (Salt, 2012). The recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fine Arts Work Center, the New York Public Library, the Library of Congress, and Stanford’s Stegner program, she taught incarcerated college students through Boston University’s Prison Education Program for 13 years. Her work has appeared in Poetry, Slate, The Nation, The Threepenny Review, and Best American Poetry.

» Read samples of Jill McDonough's work: "Breasts Like Martinis", "Accident, Mass. Ave", and selections from Habeas Corpus.

Poems, Articles, and Translations

Various journals, including Poetry, Slate, Literary Imagination, PN Review, and The Threepenny Review