Jimmy Kimbrell (PhD '98) wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Jimmy Kimbrell

Poet Jimmy Kimbrell earned his doctorate at MU in 1998 and has published three volumes (Smote, 2015; My Psychic, 2006; and The Gatehouse Heaven, 1998).

Kimbrell's Guggenheim award caps numerous prestigious awards including the Whiting Writer's Award, Ruth Lilly Fellowship, a Ford Foundation Fellowship, and the Academy of American Poets prize, and now a Guggenheim. Kimbrell teaches at Florida State.