Discipline: Literature – poetry

Brian Cochran

Discipline: Literature – poetry
Region: St. Louis, MO
MacDowell Fellowships: 2018

Brian Cochran is a poet whose work has appeared or is forthcoming in Kenyon Review, VOLT, Ninth Letter, Denver Quarterly, Cimarron Review, UCity Review, and other journals. He has received fellowships, residencies, and grants from the Millay Colony for the Arts, Bread Loaf, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and the Vermont Studio Center. Brian has an M.F.A. from Washington University in St. Louis. At MacDowell he completed poems to be included in his manuscript, Hummingbird Migration, which uses lyric allegory to challenge traditional intellectual boundaries. His poem "Introduction to the Field Guide of North American Lycanthropy" appeared in the journal Spillway in September, 2018, and his poem "Egrets, Regrets" appeared the January 2019 issue of The Kenyon Review.



Brian Cochran worked in the Heyward studio.

The Lodge Annex, a wing on the west side of the men’s dormitory (The Lodge), was completed in 1926. Initially intended as an apartment for a caretaker, the space was soon repurposed as a live-in studio for writers. In recognition of a major endowment gift from the DuBose and Dorothy Heyward Foundation, Lodge Annex was…

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