Discipline: Literature – poetry

Cecily Parks

Discipline: Literature – poetry
Region: Austin, TX
MacDowell Fellowships: 2008, 2011, 2021

Cecily Parks is the author of the poetry collections Field Folly Snow (2008) and O'Nights (2015), and editor of The Echoing Green: Poems of Fields, Meadows, and Grasses (2016). She teaches at Texas State University.

Portrait courtesy of UVA


Phi Beta

Cecily Parks worked in the Phi Beta studio.

Funded by the Phi Beta Fraternity, a national professional fraternity of music and speech founded in 1912, Phi Beta Studio was built between 1929–1931 of granite quarried on the MacDowell grounds. The small studio is a simple in design, but displays a pleasing combination of materials with its granite walls and colorful slate roofing. Inside is…

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