Shara McCallum

Shara McCallum

Poetry

From Jamaica, Shara McCallum is the author of five books of poetry, published in the U.S. and UK. Her most recent collection, Madwoman, won the 2018 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature Poetry Prize. Her work has been widely published in the U.S., the Caribbean and Europe, has been translated into several languages, and has received such recognition as a Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress and an NEA Poetry Fellowship. From 2003-17 she directed the Stadler Center for Poetry and is now a liberal arts professor of English at Penn State University.

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