MFA in Writing
Thomas Sayers  Ellis

Thomas Sayers Ellis

Writer-in-Residence

Recipient of a Whiting Writer's Award. Residencies at the MacDowell Colony, the Fine Arts Work Center, and Yaddo. Author of the chapbook The Genuine Negro Hero and the chaplet Song On. His first full collection of poems, The Maverick Room, was awarded the John C. Zacharis First Book Award. Published in The Nation and Best American Poetry. Poetry editor of The Baffler.