Cleopatra Mathis

Professor of English
Frederick Sessions Beebe '35 Professorship in the Art of Writing

The lessons that literature can hold for students as they go from Dartmouth into the world can be life-changing. I want students to recognize the cruciality of language in how we relate to ourselves and others. As a poet with seven books, I am devoted to the teaching of that genre. Equally important is the relationship poetry holds with other forms of literature, criticism, and all the arts.

213 Sanborn
HB 6032
B.A. Southwest Texas State University
M.F.A. Columbia University

Selected Publications

Book of Dog, Sarabande Books, 2013

White Sea, Sarabande Books, 2005

What to Tip the Boatman? Sheep Meadow Press, 2001

Guardian, Sheep Meadow Press, 1995

The Center for Cold Weather, Sheep Meadow Press, 1990

The Bottom Land, Sheep Meadow Press, 1983

Aerial View of Louisiana, Sheep Meadow Press, 1979