Daisy Atterbury

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., English, (expected 2023) 
Dissertation: “Space XXX: Affiliation, Eros, and Colonial Entanglements in North American Poetry”
Wayne Koestenbaum (chair)

M.Phil., English, May 2020

M.F.A.,Writing, 2016

B.A., English, 2010
Writing Concentration


School of Visual Arts (SVA), NYC
Culture Survey I/II (2022-23)
Writing & Thinking [online] (2021-22)
(Re)Sounding Spaces: Sound & Speech in Practice, CE [online] (2021-22)

University of Colorado, Boulder 
Introduction to Feminist Studies (2022)

Queens College, CUNY
Creative Nonfiction Writing (2017-19)
Introduction to Poetry (2019-20)
Composition I, Literacy & Language (2016-19)
Composition II, Writing About Literature (2016-19)

Public Workshops
The St. Mark’s Poetry Project, Dis/Courses Series [online] (2021)
The Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, Living Room Series [online] (2020-21)
Writing in the Manifold [online] (2020)
New Mexico Poetics, Seminars, Co-Director [F2F] (2010-2019)


Articles and Chapters

[forthcoming 2023]
“No Future?: Reflections on Graduate Education, First Year Writing, and a Post-Myth University,” Access, Equity, and Promises: The Third Current of Writing at CUNY in the 21st Century, with Maxine Krenzel and Anna Zeemont, ed. Amy Wan, Todd Craig and Neil Meyer, WAC Clearinghouse

“Sound Bodily Condition,” Cosmic Bulletin 2020, ed. Marina Simakova, commissioned for the 2nd Riga     International Biennial of Contemporary Art & e-flux journal, 2020

“A Dialogue on Teaching (Failure) (Love) (Performance): ‘What We Are Part Of…’” with Maxine Krenzel, The Center for Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2020

“‘Not Corrective, Not Correct’: Talking at the Boundaries,” ed. Jordan Lord, Public Humanities Today, The Center for Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2020

“‘Diving Into the Wreck’: (Re)Creating the Archive in the First Year Writing Classroom,” with Maxine Krenzel. The Journal of Interactive Technology & Pedagogy, 2019

“‘The Jewel of the North’: Mateo Galindo's ‘Encadenar' in Space,” Post45: Contemporaries, “Poetry’s Social Forms” (folio), ed. Margaret Ronda and Lindsay Turner, 2019
“Directions to a Gravel Quarry,” exhibition catalogue essay for Queens International, The Queens Museum, NY, 2016

“King Lear, An Introduction,” King Lear: Critical Insights, Salem Press, 2011

Poetry Books (single-authored)

The Kármán Line - St. Lawrence Book Award Finalist, Black Lawrence Press (2021)

Anthologized Poetry

“I Imagine my Poem with Another Mother,” Queenzenglish: Poetry, Philosophy, Performativity. ROOF Books (anthology), ed. Paolo Javier, Lee Ann Brown, James Sherry, and Kyoo Lee, 2021

(Selected) Published Poetry

“Gravity Forgiveness,” poetry, Wendy’s Subway, New York, NY, 2020

“The Kármán Line,” Extreme Texts (feature), Jacket2, ed. Divya Victor, 2020

“Repulsion,” Makhzin Journal, ed. Mirene Arsanios, Iman Mersal, Ghalya Saadawi, 2018

“How We Keep Things” (poetry) Bathhouse Journal, ed. Rosie Stockton, 2018

“Spaceport America” (poetry), No, Dear: REPUBLIC Issue, ed. Alex Cuff, Emily Brandt, T’ai Freedom Ford, 2017

“Head Shots,” with Johanna Tiedtke, Notes on Administration, Notes Series Vol. 2, Publication Studio Portland, ed. Kylie Gilchrist and Rosie Stockton, 2018

“Between One and Two,” with Mirene Arsianios and Tarek El-Ariss, Makhzin Feminisms issue, co-published by E-Flux Journal and 98editions, 2018

“American Tangibles” (poetry), Notes on Value, The Swiss Institute, ed. Kylie Gilchrist, 2014

“Index Sheet: Spectral Maps featuring Vanessa Place and Caroline Bergvall” (poetry),Sleepingfish Anthology, Calamari Press, 2013

“Parts of Speech,” Digital Hamper, ed. Ben Lichtner, 2013


“Dictationship” issue 4, contributing editor, Makhzin, e-flux journal and 98editions, 2018
“Feminisms” issue 3, co-editor, Makhzin, e-flux journal and 98editions, 2015


2022-23 Donald C. Gallup Research Fellowship, Yale University
2021 Finalist, The St. Lawrence Book Award for Poetry
2021-22 Provost’s University Fellowship, The Graduate Center, CUNY
2020-22 Fellowship, Writing Across the Curriculum, Queens College, CUNY
2017-19 Fellowship, Andrew W. Mellon Public Humanities, The Center for Humanities
2016-19 Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Queens College, CUNY
2017 Lost & Found Legacy Fellowship, The Graduate Center
2016 Lost & Found Archival Research Grant, The Graduate Center
2015-20 Graduate Assistant Research Fellowship, The Graduate Center
2013-15 M.F.A. Fellowship Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College
2011 École de littérature Fellowship, La maison du Banquet et des générations, FR


The St. Mark’s Poetry Project NYE Marathon (Upcoming 2022)
“Unnameaeble Books” Reading, Unnameable Books, NYC (Upcoming 2022)
“The Ambassadors,” Garment Factory Gallery, NYC, 2021
The Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA) Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2021
Dear Dolce Ducklings, Old American Can Factory, Ugly Duckling Presse, NYC, 2021
Brooklyn Rail Reading with artist Huma Bhaba, NYC, 2021
The Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2020
Night Reading Series, 2020
Lunar Filth Reading, Lunar Walk and Filth Magazine, 2020
The University of Washington, Seattle, ASAP/11, 2019
The Sunview Luncheonette, Brooklyn, NY
The St. Mark’s Poetry Project, NYC, 2018
The Turnstyle Reading Series, CUNY, NYC, 2018
Downtown Ensemble, NY, 2017
The Queens Museum, Queens, NY, 2017
mp3: Poetry, Philosophy, Politics, The Graduate Center, CUNY, NYC, 2017
Bard College Thesis Show, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 2016


Papers Presented

“Towards a Place-Based Pedagogy,” Conference on Community Writing, 2021

“Poetic Labor and the Articulation of Place,” ASAP/11: Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present, University of Maryland, 2019

“Against Convergence,” &Now: Conference of Innovative Writing, University of Washington Bothell, Seattle, 2019

“Believing the Belief,” Poetry Studies Now, Poet’s House and The Graduate Center, NY, 2019

“The Politics of Sound,” ASA American Studies Association, University of Hawaii, HI, 2019

“Diving into the Wreck,” CCCC’s Conference, University of Pittsburgh, PA, 2018

“Decolonial Poetics,” ESA English Graduate Student Conference, The Graduate Center, 2018

Conferences Organized

Poetry Studies Now, Poet’s House NYC and The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2019

Panels Organized

“Poetic Labor and the Articulation of Place,” ASAP/11: Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present, University of Maryland, 2019

“Where is Poetry to You? ASAP/10: Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 2018


Andrew W. Mellon Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research, Center for Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2017

“The Power of Publishing,” The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2017

“Urban Commons Residency,” Blue Mountain Center, NY, 2016

Critical Practices, “Table Ronde” on contemporary poetics, with Monica de la Torre, 2013

Poets&Critics: Charles Bernstein, Université Paris Est Marne-la-Vallée, 2012

Poets&Critics: Redell Olsen, Université Paris Est Marne-la-Vallée, 2012

Laboratoire de contemporaine, Université Paris 8 (Vincennes-Saint-Denis), invitational with Lionel Ruffel, Paris, FR


Modern Language Association
American Studies Association
Associated Studies of the Arts of the Present


Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe, Curator, “Living Room Series” (2020-21)
New Mexico Poetics, Co-Director (2010-present)
The James Gallery, “House of Dust” Exhibition, Co-Curator Poetics Series (2016)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux - MacMillan, Manuscript Reader (2014-18)
Art Resources Transfer, Inc., D.U.C. Program Assistant (2014-15)
David Zwirner Gallery, Publications Intern (2014-15)
The Segue Foundation, Co-curator, Segue Reading Series (2013-15)
Dan Walsh Studios, Studio and Publishing Assistant  (2011-15)