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About Micah Bateman

Micah Bateman is Ph.D. student in English at the University of Texas at Austin with specializations in U.S. literature and culture, print culture and digital humanities, poetry and creative writing, library and information studies, and medical humanities. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where he was a Teaching-Writing Fellow and postgraduate Provost's Fellow, and of the School of Library and Information Science at the University of Iowa. He edits the annotations and marginalia of Walt Whitman for The Walt Whitman Archive.


Present Former Graduate Fellow, Iowa Writers' Workshop, University of Texas at Austin
Present Research Assistant, International Writing Program, University of Texas at Austin
Present Research Assistant, Digital Humanities, University of Texas-Austin, University of Texas at Austin

Research Interests

American Poetry, Nineteenth-Century American Literature, Digital Humanities, and Creative Writing

Honors and Awards

  • Lyric Poetry Award, Poetry Society of America
  • Postgraduate Provost's Fellowship, University of Iowa Department of English
  • Teaching-Writing Fellowship, Iowa Writers' Workshop

Chapbooks (1)

Serial Publications (Poetry) (45)