Cynthia P. Monroe

Academic Appointments

Lecturer in Writing





Institute for Writing and Rhetoric


  • B.A. Dartmouth College
  • M.F.A. University of British Columbia

Selected Publications

  • Poetry

    Wrangell Sestina; Cirque, Summer 2016 Issue; Anchorage, AK.  

    Lemon Fervor; Blue Mesa Review, Issue XXV; University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

  • Film

    Sharing Ground; American Friends Service Committee & Alaska Humanities Forum. Writer, producer & narrator of 7 half-hour documentaries on a resource allocation Compassionate Listening project. 2003

Selected Works & Activities

  • First Place, Poetry Contest; Blue Mesa Review, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM:
    Lemon Fervor. 2012

    First Place, Pacific Northwest Writers’ Association Literary Competition, Poetry:
    Flight. 2011

    First Place & Zola Award, Pacific Northwest Writers’ Association Literary Competition, Poetry:
    Ark. 2010

    Poetry Prize & Scholarship: University of British Columbia MFA Program, Vancouver, British Columbia:
    No Such Thing. 1995-1996

  • Represented by

    Shannon Hassan, Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, LLC 

    PO Box 6061

    Boulder, CO 80306