John Pursley III

INDIVIDUAL - SCAD ID - #337



Contact

john.pursley@gmail.com
662-402-4467
https://www.clemson.edu/caah/sites/literary-festival/


Discipline

  • Literature


Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About

John Pursley III teaches contemporary literature and poetry at Clemson University, where he also directs the annual Clemson Literary Festival. He is the author of the poetry collection, If You Have Ghosts (Zone 3 Press), as well as the chapbooks, A Story without Poverty (South Carolina Poetry Initiative) and A Conventional Weather (New Michigan Press), among others. In addition, he works as the poetry editor of Burnside Review and is an assistant editor for the South Carolina Review. His poems and reviews have appeared in Poetry, AGNI, Colorado Review, Kenyon Review, and elsewhere.