John Poch

[photography by Victoria Marie Bee, 2014]

John Poch was born in Erie, Pennsylvania. He earned an MFA from the University of Florida and a PhD from the University of North Texas. The inaugural Colgate University Creative Writing Fellow, Poch also received the “Discovery”/The NationPrize. His collections of poetry include Poems (2004), Two Men Fighting with a Knife (2008), and Dolls (2009). He teaches at Texas Tech University.

Poch recently won The New Criterion Poetry Prize, & his poetry collection Fix Quiet was published in 2015.