Lynn Domina


Lynn Domina is a poet, essayist, scholar, and editor. Her poetry collection Corporal Works won the Intro Series Prize from Four Ways Books. Domina’s has published another collection, Framed in Silence, and edited the essay collection Poets on the Psalms. Her poems have appeared in the Southern Review, the Gettysburg Review, Prairie Schooner, Christianity & Literature, the Louisville Review, New Letters, and others. Domina has published three reference books: Understanding a Raisin in the Sun, Understanding Ceremony, and The Harlem Renaissance: A Historical Exploration of Literature. She is the head of the English department at Northern Michigan University, where she is  working on an annotated edition of Nella Larsen’s novel Passing. Domina is also creative writing editor of the Other Journal.

“Love Poem Relying on an Ethnographer’s Myth” | poem | Climate Controlled
“Variation is So Much Fun” | essay | Godspacelight
Can You Hear Me Knocking? | interview | Poets’ Quarterly

Festival Years: 2016, 2018

Recommended Reading

Corporal Works

Poets on the Psalms