Cindy Hunter Morgan

C320H Snyder Hall
362 Bogue St
East Lansing, MI 48825


Assistant Professor
Creative Writing


Cindy Hunter Morgan has a BA from Albion College and an MFA in creative writing from Lesley University. Her full-length collection of poems informed by Great Lakes shipwrecks is forthcoming from Wayne State University Press (March 2017). Several of her shipwreck poems were included in a 2015 exhibit of Jim Brozek’s photography at the MSU Museum and in a companion exhibit at the MSU Library. She also created a series of collages informed by and in conversation with the shipwreck poems. Those collages were exhibited in RCAH’s Snyder Hall in 2015.

Cindy is the author of two chapbooks. The Sultan, The Skater, The Bicycle Maker won The Ledge Press 2011 Poetry Chapbook Competition. Apple Seasonwon the Midwest Writing Center’s 2012 Chapbook Contest, judged by Shane McCrae. Her poems have appeared in a variety of journals, including Salamander, Sugar House Review, and West Branch. She writes regularly for Murder Ballad Monday, a blog devoted to the exploration of the murder ballad tradition in folk and popular music.

University News

FILMETRY Festival Will Celebrate ‘Poetics of Cinema’ APRIL 19
Published April 10, 2024 in College of Arts & Letters
FILMETRY, a film festival that celebrates the union of film and poetry, will give extra emphasis to that union in this year’s festival, when poetry goes to the movies on the page and the screen….Read now »
MSU Filmetry Festival to be Livestreamed with Film Adaptations of Poems Informed by COVID-19
Published April 19, 2021 in College of Arts & Letters
flyer that says 'MSU Filmetry Festival' in green letters and 'Livestream Premiere' in yellow letters under it. Underneath in white letters it says 'a collaboration of filmmakers and poets Live on Youtube April 21, 7PM Eastern'
Reading a good novel often prompts readers to wonder what the story would be like as a feature film. This tendency isn’t just a marker of the importance of what is digital and visual; it’s a…Read now »