Eleanor Boudreau

GradWorld FSU Video- Eleanor Boudreau (Creative Writing) | English | Questionnaire | June 3, 2020

Eleanor Boudreau is a poet and doctoral student in the Creative Writing program in the Department of English at FSU. Her first book, Earnest, Earnest? (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020), won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in American Poetry Review, Tin House, Barrow Street, Waxwing, Willow Springs, FIELD, Copper Nickel, and other journals.

Boudreau holds a B.A. in English from Harvard College and a M.S. in broadcast journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. She has lived a lot of places—Boston, Providence, NYC, Memphis, and Houston (just to name a few). She spent a year working in a dry-cleaner on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia; and more than three years working for the NPR member-station in Memphis, WKNO-FM. Currently, she is finishing her PhD and teaching creative writing at Florida State University.