|Born||August 8, 1959|
Coal Valley, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||June 28, 2020 (aged 60)|
Bettendorf, Iowa, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Iowa (B.A. and M.F.A.) |
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Ph.D.)
|Literary movement||New Formalism|
|Notable awards||Connecticut Professor of the Year (1994)|
Donald Justice Poetry Prize (2007)
Kim Bridgford (August 9, 1959 – June 28, 2020) was an American poet, writer, critic, and academic.
In her poetry, she wrote mainly in traditional forms, particularly sonnets. She was the director of Poetry by the Sea: A Global Conference, created in 2014 and first held in May 2015. She directed the West Chester University Poetry Conference from 2010 through 2014. She was born in Coal Valley, Illinois. Bridgford started teaching at Fairfield University in Connecticut in 1989.
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- "MFA in Creative Writing - Kim Bridgford". Archived from the original on 2010-05-28. Retrieved 2020-06-30.
- "Poetry by the Sea". Archived from the original on 2016-12-20. Retrieved 2020-06-30.
- Sara Quigley "In Poetry And Politics Fairfield Professors Rise To The Occasion", Fairfield Mirror (October 10, 2007)
- "Kim S. Bridgford". Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory. Retrieved June 29, 2020.