Caylin Capra-Thomas
Creative Writing, Dorm Parent, Pierson
Poet in Residence

Caylin Capra-Thomas (MFA University of Montana) is the author of two chapbooks: Inside My Electric City(YesYes Books) and The Marilyn Letters(dancing girl press). Her poems have appeared widely, including in New England Review, Crazyhorse, 32 Poems, Washington Square Review, Colorado Review, Copper Nickel, and on the Academy of American Poets website, and her nonfiction has appeared in Mississippi Review and Yemassee. The recipient of fellowships and residencies from the Vermont Studio Center and the Studios of Key West, her work has also been awarded the 2019 Laux/Millar Prize from Raleigh Review, the 2018 Fairy Tale Review Award in Poetry, first prize in Baltimore Review‘s 2017 Summer Contest, the 2016 Writer’s Block Prize in Poetry from the Louisville Literary Arts Association, and the 2016 Yemassee Nonfiction Prize. She has taught creative writing, composition, and English as a second language at home and abroad in high schools, colleges, language institutes, juvenile detention centers, bookstores, and community centers.