Lara Glenum

Lara  Glenum 

Associate Professor

Master's Degree: University of Virginia
PhD: University of Georgia
Phone: (225) 578-2828


Office: 210-C







Lara Glenum is the author of four full-length collections of poetry: The Hounds of No, Maximum Gaga, Pop Corpse, All Hopped Up On Fleshy Dumdums. She is also the co-editor, with Arielle Greenberg, of Gurlesque: the new grrly, grotesque, burlesque poetics and the expanded second edition, Electric Gurlesque, due out in 2016. She has been the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship and an NEA Translation Fellowship.

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Area of Interest 

Creative writing; 20th and 21st C. poetry and poetics; transmedia writing; hybrid forms; performance art; collaborative art; theory and craft of translation; international Modernisms and the historical avant-garde; literature and the visual arts; gender studies

Awards & Honors

• TAF Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, LSU (2013)
• Outstanding Graduate Faculty Teaching Award, LSU (2010)
• Manship Summer Research Fellowship, LSU (2010)
• NEA Translation Fellowship (with Josef Horacek) (2009)
• Fulbright Fellowship, Czech Republic (2000)

Selected Publications

• “Welcome to the Gurlesque.” Jacket 40 (2010).
• “A Poem Is a Skin That Ruptures,” VOLTA (2011)

Curriculum Vitae