Carrie Green earned her MFA at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and has received grants from the Kentucky Foundation for Women, the Kentucky Arts Council, and the Louisiana Division of the Arts. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Beloit Poetry Journal, Poetry Northwest, River Styx, Flyway, Blackbird, Cave Wall, DIAGRAM, and elsewhere.
Carrie’s poetry manuscripts have been named finalists in the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, the Crab Orchard First Book Prize, the Crab Orchard Series Open Competition, the White Pine Press Poetry Prize, the Anhinga Press Robert Dana Prize in Poetry, the Cider Press Review Poetry Prize, the Richard Snyder Publication Prize, and the Backwaters Prize. The Kentucky Foundation for Women awarded her and the artist Lori Larusso an Artist Enrichment Grant to publish a chapbook of original poems and paintings entitled, It’s Not My Birthday, That’s Not My Cake.
Originally from DeLand, Florida, Carrie lives in Lexington, Kentucky, and works as a reference librarian in a public library.