Francine Harris

Instructor of Creative Writing, Interlochen Arts Academy and Arts Camp

Francine J. Harris’  first collection, allegiance, reached the number one spot on the national poetry bestseller's list and was a finalist for the 2013 Kate Tufts Discovery Award, 2013 PEN Open Book Award and the ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year. Her work has appeared in numerous journals including recent publications in Sou’Wester, B O D Y and Southern Indiana Review. Originally from Detroit, she is a Cave Canem fellow and is the Front Street Writers Writer-in-Residence in Traverse City, Michigan for the 2013/14 school year.