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Rochelle Hurt Selected for "Best New Poets"

Rochelle Hurt, English poetry student.

A poem by Rochelle Hurt, first-year doctoral student in creative writing poetry, has been chosen for the 2013 Best New Poets anthology.

Edited this year by Brenda Shaughnessy, Best New Poets is an annual anthology of fifty new poets’ work. The 2013 edition, which includes Rochelle's poem “Poem in Which I Play the Runaway,” will be out this November.  

This is the second time a UC creative writing graduate students has been chosen for the anthology: Rebecca Morgan Frank, currently teaching at the University of Southern Mississippi, was included in the 2008 edition.