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2012, B.A. English, University of Vermont

2014, M.A. Modern Literature, CUNY, Graduate Center

2017, M.F.A. Creative Writing, Poetry, New York University



Colin Dekeersgieter studies modern poetry, poetics, and aesthetics with a focus on domesticity. His work has appeared in the North American Review, Greensboro Review, Green Mountains Review, and elsewhere.


  • Opium and Ambergris (Kent State University Press, forthcoming 2024)


  • Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize, selected by Marilyn Chin
  • Goldwater Fellowship, New York University
  • Global Research Initiative Fellowship, New York University