Cathy Smith Bowers
- Instructor , MFA Program, Poetry
- College of Arts and Sciences
Cathy Smith Bowers’ poems have appeared widely in publications such as The Atlantic Monthly, The Georgia Review, Poetry, The Southern Review, and The Kenyon Review. She is a winner of The General Electric Award for Younger Writers, recipient of a South Carolina Poetry Fellowship, and winner of The South Carolina Arts Commission Fiction Project. She served for many years as poet-in-residence at Queens University of Charlotte where she received the 2002 JB Fuqua Distinguished Educator Award. She now teaches in the Queens low-residency MFA In Creative Writing Program. Smith Bowers is the author of three collections of poetry: "The Love That Ended Yesterday in Texas," Texas Tech University Press, 1992; "Traveling in Time of Danger," Iris Press, 1999; and "A Book of Minutes," Iris Press, 2004. Her craft essay “A Moment of Intensity” is featured in the 2007 edition of Poet’s Market.