Benjamin S. Grossberg, PhD
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Benjamin S. Grossberg, PhD


English and Modern Languages Department - Director of Creative Writing

Auerbach Hall 212A


PhD   University of Houston   |   MFA   University of Houston  |   BA   Rutgers University

Benjamin S. Grossberg is the author of Space Traveler (University of Tampa, 2014); Sweet Core Orchard (University of Tampa, 2009), winner of the Tampa Review Prize and a Lambda Literary Award; and Underwater Lengths in a Single Breath (Ashland Poetry Press, 2007), winner of the Snyder Prize. He has also published a chapbook, The Auctioneer Bangs his Gavel, with Kent State University Press (2006). His poems have appeared widely, including in the Pushcart Prize and Best American Poetry anthologies, Poetry Daily and Verse Daily, and the journals Paris Review, Southwest Review, New England Review, Cincinnati Review, and The Sun. A recipient of individual artist grants from the states of Connecticut and Ohio, he is also an Assistant Poetry Editor and regular book reviewer for the Antioch Review.  He teaches creative writing, especially poetry, and Shakespeare.