Poetic Recognition for McNally '02

January 1, 2013


Visiting Assistant Professor of English Janet McNally ’02 is among the best new poets of 2012. McNally was selected by Best New Poets, an annual anthology established to recognize young American poets of exceptional talent and promise. She is one of only 50 new poets to be recognized by the anthology and was chosen from more than 3,000 entrants. Her poem, “Maggie Leaves the Underworld” will appear in the November release of Best New Poets 2012.

McNally earned a BA in English from Canisius and an MFA in creative writing from the University of Notre Dame. She teaches writing and literature in the English Department and in the All-College Honors Program.