Irene McKinney

IRENE MCKINNEY is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, and two West Virginia Commission on the Arts Fellowships in Poetry. She is the author of five collections of poetry: The Girl with a Stone in Her Lap, The Wasps at the Blue Hexagons, Quick Fire and Slow Fire, Six O'Clock Mine Report and Vivid Companion. She is editor of the anthology Backcountry: Contemporary Writing in West Virginia, and has held fellowships at MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for the...See more