Now available: An Archaeology of Days by Vivian Shipley

An Archaeology of Days contains new poetry from Vivian Shipley. Connecticut State University Distinguished Professor, Vivian Shipley teaches at Southern Connecticut State University where she was named Faculty Scholar in 2000, 2005 and 2008. Her eleventh book, Perennial, was published in 2015 by Negative Capability Press and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and named the Paterson Poetry Prize Finalist. The Poet, her tenth book, was published in 2015 by Louisiana Literature Press, Southeastern Louisiana University. All of Your Messages Have Been Erased (Louisiana Literature Press, SLU, 2010) was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, won the Sheila Motton Book Prize from the New England Poetry Club, the Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement and the CT Press Club Award for Best Creative Writing. Her sixth chapbook is Greatest Hits: 1974-2010 (Pudding House Press, Youngstown, Ohio, 2010). She has received the Library of Congress’s Connecticut Lifetime Achievement Award for Service to the Literary Community and a Connecticut Book Award for Poetry two times. Most recently, she won the 2017-18 Steve Kowit Prize for Poetry for “Cargo” from San Diego Arts & Entertainment Guild. In 2015, she won the Hackney Literary Award for Poetry for “Foxfire.”

See Vivian read from An Archaeology of Days by watching the videos below:

Vivian Shipley "Pagurus bernhardus, the Hermit Crab"
Vivian Shipley "Cargo"
Vivian Shipley "Sourdough"
Vivian Shipley Teachers Make a Difference - Dr. Sue Walker


Megan Cary

Award-winning print & interactive creative, new media strategist, Art Director at Negative Capability Press and design educator at the University of Mobile.