Kiki Petrosino is the author of White Blood: a Lyric of Virginia and three other books of poetry. Her awards include a Pushcart Prize and a Fellowship in Literature from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is a professor of Poetry at the University of Virginia.

Published Works

White Blood: A Lyric of Virginia
Witch Wife: Poems
Hymn for the Black Terrific: Poems


SHELF LIFE: Digital Museum of Broken Relationships with Leslie Jamison and Friends

In celebration of the paperback launch of Make it Scream, Make it Burn, join Leslie Jamison for an event built around one of her collected essays, “Museum of Broken Hearts.” …

November 12, 2020 | 12PM – 1PM

Filled with Possibility: Poetry

Poets Erika Meitner (Holy Moly Carry Me), Kiki Petrosino (White Blood: A Lyric of Virginia), and Brian Teare (Doomstead Days) read from their newest collections, highly-acclaimed poetry that speaks to …

March 18, 2021 | 4PM – 5PM

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