About the writing:
“This is poetry that could only be poetry—it has real wit as well as sensuousness,” the award selectors wrote. “Ms. Thompson is a true visionary poet…Also astonishing is the bright, clear gaze—like being in the presence of the oracle.”
-- The Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation on Thompson's 2010 award.
Current Teaching Positions
Form Matters: Form Across Genre
Negative Space as a Tool in Poetry
Error and Invention in Poetry
Conception and Construction in Poetry
Working directly with undergraduate students on poetry, nonfiction, fiction, and drama portfolios.
Writers House at Rutgers also hosts a world class reading series:
Images from Point/Counterpoint Gallery show at the Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary. A collaboration with sculptor, Matt King.