Ben Gunsberg

Utah, United States

Member Since: 03/06/2013

Ben Gunsberg is an Assistant Professor of English at Utah State University.  He earned an M.F.A. from the University of Alabama and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. His poetry appears in CutBank, The Southeast Review, and The South Carolina Review, among other magazines.  He is the author of the chapbook Rhapsodies with Portraits (Finishing Line Press, 2015). His poetry manuscript, Cut Time, won the University of Michigan’s Hopwood Award for Poetry Writing. He lives in Logan, Utah, at the foot of the Bear River Mountains.



Twitter Username: @BenGunsb


  • Rhapsodies with Portraits , Finishing Line Press (October 2015)


  • Hopwood Award for Poetry Writing(2007)


  • Assistant Professor at Utah State University (August 2012 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Miami University (OH) (May 1996)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (Poetry) from University of Alabama (May 2002)
  • Doctoral Degree in English and Education from University of Michigan (May 2012)

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