C. Prudence Arceneaux

Poetry, Prose


C. Prudence Arceneaux, a native Texan, is a poet who has taught at Austin Community College, in Austin, TX, since 1998. She earned a BA in English and Creative Writing from the University of New Mexico, but even before finishing the degree realized “there’s no place like home.” Upon her return to Texas, she began work on an MFA in English and Creative Writing, which she received from the University- formerly- known- as- Southwest- Texas- State in 1998. Her work has appeared in various journals, including Limestone, New Texas, Karamu, Whiskey Island Magazine and African Voices. Her chapbook DIRT (2016) was co- winner of the 2018 Jean Pedrick Prize.