Julie Funderburk, M.F.A.

Julie Funderburk

Assistant Professor, English Literature & Creative Writing Department


Julie Funderburk teaches creative writing and first-year writing courses and serves as director of The Arts at Queens.

Her full-length collection of poetry, The Door that Always Opens, was published by LSU Press in 2016. Her work appears in literary journals such as 32 Poems, Best New Poets, Blackbird, The Cincinnati Review and Ploughshares, and her chapbook Thoughts to Fold into Birds is available from Unicorn Press.

For her poetry, she has been awarded a North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship and scholarships from the Bread Loaf and Sewanee writers’ conferences. She serves as a board of trustees member for the North Carolina Writers’ Network and as poetry editor of storySouth.


M.F.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro
B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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