Dr. Rebecca Lehmann

Indiana, United States

Member Since: 11/07/2010

Rebecca Lehmann is the author of the poetry collections Ringer, which won the 2018 Donald Hall Prize for Poetry through the AWP, and was published by University of Pittsburgh Press in September, 2019, and Between the Crackups, which won the Crashaw Prize, and was published by Salt in 2011. Her poetry and creative nonfiction has been published or is forthcoming in Tin House, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, Boston Review, Fence, Copper NickelPembroke MagazineLongreads and other venues. Her poetry has been featured on NPR’s The Slowdown with Tracy K. Smith, the New York Public Library’s Poem in Your Pocket program, and the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day project. She holds an MFA in poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop (’05), where she was a Maytag Fellow, and a PhD in creative writing and literary theory from Florida State University (’11), where she was honored with a John Mackay Shaw Academy of American Poets Award, and the David Kirby Poetry Dissertation Award. A recipient of funded residencies from the Millay Colony for the Arts and the Vermont Studio Center, Lehmann is currently an Assistant Professor of English at Saint Mary’s College, in Notre Dame, Indiana. She is the founder and editor of Couplet Poetry, an online journal dedicated to publishing pairs of poems.

Website: www.rebecca-lehmann.com

Twitter Username: @rebeccalehmann


  • Ringer , University of Pittsburgh Press (September 24, 2019)
  • Between the Crackups , Salt (2011)


  • Donald Hall Prize for Poetry(2018)
  • Crashaw Prize(2011)


  • Assistant Professor of English at SUNY Potsdam (2013 - 2017)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Austin College (2012 - 2013)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Viterbo University (2011 - 2012)
  • Assistant Professor of English at Saint Mary's College of Indiana (2017 - )


  • Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from Iowa Writers' Workshop (2005)
  • Doctoral Degree in Creative Writing from Florida State University (2011)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Children's literature , Poetry