Sean Bishop

Credentials: MFA, University of Houston

Position title: Creative Writing Program Administrator, Teaching Faculty


Sean Bishop is Editor of the Wisconsin Poetry Series. His collection of poems, The Night We’re Not Sleeping In, won the Kathryn A. Morton Prize and the Edna Meudt Poetry Award, and appeared from Sarabande Books. He is the recipient of the Poetry Foundation’s Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship and the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing’s Diane Middlebrook Poetry Fellowship, and his poems have appeared in Best New PoetsHarvard ReviewPloughsharesPOETRY, and elsewhere. He is the former Managing Editor of Gulf Coast and Better (