Stacey Waite

Stacey Waite is Associate Professor of English at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln. Stacey’s poetry collections are: Choke (winner of the 2004 Frank O’Hara Prize), Love Poem to Androgyny (winner of the 2006 Main Street Rag Chapbook Competition), the lake has no saint (winner of the 2008 Snowbound Prize from Tupelo Press), and Butch Geography (Tupelo Press, 2013). Individual poems have been published in The Cream City Review, Bloom, and Black Warrior Review, and other honors include: the Elizabeth Baranger Excellence in Teaching Award, three Pushcart Prize nominations, and a National Society of Arts & Letters Poetry Prize. Stacey is also the co-host of Air Schooner, a weekly podcast show produced by Prairie Schooner. Beyond excited to be a Senior Poetry Editor for Tupelo Quarterly, Stacey reads through poetry submissions always out loud—and always listening for the dynamic tension between complex idea, compelling music, and extraordinary perspective.


Unsilence the Silence: Two Poems and a Conversation with Hope Wabuke, curated by Stacey Waite

    Hope Wabuke is the author of the chapbooks The Leaving and Movement No.1: Trains. She is an assistant professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. A contributing editor for The Root, her work has also been published in The Guardian, Guernica, The North American […]


The Words Come Later: An Interview with Cynthia Hogue & Sylvain Gallais by Stacey Waite

  I am thrilled to present this editor’s feature, an interview with translators Cynthia Hogue (Poet and Professor and Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Chair in Modern and Contemporary Poetry at Arizona State University) and Sylvain Gallais (Professor of Economic and French at Arizona State University). Their translated work, Fortino Sámano […]