Marlo Starr is an MFA candidate in Poetry the Writing Seminars at JHU. She received her PhD in English from Emory University in 2018. Her main research areas include postcolonial studies and anglophone poetry, with a specific focus on women’s writing from the Caribbean and Pacific Islands. She co-organizes JHU’s Postcolonial Ecocriticism Research Cluster, an interdisciplinary group that explores intersections between postcolonial and environmental concerns. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Threepenny Review, Berfrois, Queen Mob's Teahouse, I-70 Review, and elsewhere.

Poetry in the Museum

Introduction to Fiction and Poetry I (IFP I) is an entry-level creative writing class offered through the The Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars. In addition to readings, undergraduate students write short stories and poems that they eventually submit for peer workshop. For the Fall 2019 semester, students had the opportunity to compose ekphrastic poems about […]