Ross White

North Carolina, United States

Member Since: 08/22/2012

Ross White is the director of Bull City Press, a Durham, NC press publishing chapbooks of poetry and fiction, including the winner of the annual Frost Place Chapbook Competition.  He is the author of How We Came Upon the Colony (Unicorn Press), and his poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, New England Review, Best New Poets, and The Southern Review, among others. His honors include the Pocotaglio Poetry Prize from Yemassee, the James Larkin Pearson Prize, the Gladys Owings Hughes Prize, and scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. He teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.


Twitter Username: @rosswhite


  • How We Came Upon the Colony , Unicorn Press (November 1, 2014)
  • The Polite Society , Unicorn Press (May 17, 2017)


  • Executive Director at Bull City Press


  • Bachelor of Arts in English / Education from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1997)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Warren Wilson College (2005)
  • Certificate in Business Management from North Carolina State University (2002)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Poetry