"Words, like stepping stones across a foggy swamp, lead me toward the new ground of my knowing." —Pamela Harrison
Pamela Harrison, American poet and educator, is the author of six poetry collections, most recently, Glory Bush and Green Banana (Turning Point, 2017).
Her poems have been published in a variety of literary journals and magazines, including Poetry, Beloit Poetry Journal, Georgia Review, Green Mountains Review, Cimarron Review, and Yankee Magazine.
Her honors include fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and the Vermont Studio Center, as well as the PEN Northern New England Discovery Poet Award.
Harrison was born and raised in Oklahoma City, and earned a B.A. from Smith College, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She has taught English Literature and Creative Writing for the University System of New Hampshire and Dartmouth College as adjunct faculty.
She was married to the late Dr. Dennis McCullough, author of My Mother, Your Mother (Harper Collins). She is proud grandmother to Kate and Scott Walker’s sons Marcus Benjamin and Calvin Dennis. She lives in Norwich, Vermont.