Discipline: Literature – poetry

Eloisa Amezcua

Discipline: Literature – poetry
Region: Tempe, AZ
MacDowell Fellowships: 2017, 2018

Eloisa Amezcua is an Arizona native. Her debut collection, From the Inside Quietly, is the inaugural winner of the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize selected by Ada Limón. She is the author of three chapbooks and is the founder and editor of The Shallow Ends: A Journal of Poetry. Her poems and translations have appeared in Poetry Magazine, Gigantic Sequins, Waxwing, Gulf Coast, and others. At MacDowell, she completed her second poetry manuscript Fighting Is Like a Wife. Poems from this collection are published or forthcoming in Kenyon Review, Barrelhouse, Southern Indiana Review, and others.


Phi Beta

Eloisa Amezcua 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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