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Gregory Kimbrell

Events and Programs Coordinator


(804) 828-0593
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 314-S
Personal Website


  • M.F.A. Creative Writing, VCU, 2011
  • B.A. Philosophy, Minor in Creative Writing, College of Charleston, 2004

Teaching experience

  • Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II, ENGL-200, VCU
  • Honors Reading and Writing of Fiction and Poetry, ENGL-295, VCU


  • Distinguished Advocacy Award, presented by VCU Students Advocating Violence Education and Support and the VCU Wellness Resource Center, for advocacy for and assistance with two installations marking Domestic Violence Awareness Month, April 2016.
  • Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award, presented by Crab Orchard Review and Southern Illinois University for book-length manuscript The Primitive Observatory, September 2014.

Selected publications

Selected university service and development

  • Building Inclusive Communities Workshop (October 2017)
  • Fulbright Application Review Panel (September–October 2017)
  • Campaign Launch Committee (April 2015–September 2016)
  • Safe Zone Training (September 2016)

Selected literary community activities

  • Writers at VCU, co-president (2005–present)
  • Levis Reading Prize contest, screener (2008–2016, 2018)
  • VCU Department of English Creative Writing Awards, judge for undergraduate poetry (2012–present)
  • VCU Department of English Association of Writers & Writing Programs Intro Journals Project nominations, judge for poetry (2018)
  • Abaculi Project online literary journal, copyeditor (2014)
  • The Darkening Trapeze—Last Poems by Larry Levis, copyeditor (2012, 2014)
  • Atlas Hour by Carol Ann Davis, copyeditor (2011)

VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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