Indiana University Creative Writing Program
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(2007 Graduate)

Britton Shurley’s poetry has recently appeared in such journals as Southern Poetry Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, and Wacamaw. He was the recipient of 2010 Emerging Artist Grant from the Kentucky Arts Council and is at work polishing a manuscript that has been a semi-finalist and finalist in several competitions over the past three years.

He is an Assistant Professor of English at West Kentucky Community & Technical College where he edits the journal Exit 7 with his wife, the poet, Amelia Martens. They live in Paducah, Kentucky with their daughters, a dog, and a garden.