Mr. Doug Ramspeck

Ohio, United States

Member Since: 09/01/2011

Doug Ramspeck is the author of six poetry collections and one collection of short stories. His most recent book, Black Flowers, is forthcoming by LSU Press. Four books have received awards: The Owl That Carries Us Away (G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction), Original Bodies (Michael Waters Poetry Prize), Mechanical Fireflies (Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize), and Black Tupelo Country (John Ciardi Prize for Poetry). Individual poems have appeared in journals that include The Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, Slate, and The Georgia Review. He is a two-time recipient of an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award. An associate professor at The Ohio State University at Lima, he teaches creative writing.    


  • Associate Professor of English at The Ohio State University at Lima


  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from The University of California at Irvine (May 1978)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Poetry