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 manuscript Double Brilliance, a series about the life of Lue Gim Gong, was named a finalist in the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, the Crab Orchard First Book Prize, the Crab Orchard Series Open Competition, the White Pine Press Poetry Prize, and the Anhinga Press Robert Dana Prize in Poetry. 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.