Assistant Professor
Humanities Building 203
(205) 975-5317

Research and Teaching Interests:  Modern and Contemporary Poetry, Creative Writing

Adam Vines. Office Hours: By appointment

  • BA, University of Alabama at Birmingham, English
  • MA, University of Alabama at Birmingham, English
  • MFA, University of Florida, Creative Writing

An avid fisherman, Adam Vines specializes in modern and contemporary poetry and creative writing with secondary interests in early American and early modern English religious and political rhetoric, early modern English drama, ecological literature, and Southernism.

He has published poetry in Poetry, Southwest Review, The Kenyon Review, Gulf Coast, Barrow Street, The Cincinnati Review, 32 Poems, The Literary Review, and others. He is author of The Coal Life (University of Arkansas Press, 2012) and According to Discretion (Unicorn Press, 2015), a collaborative poetry collection written with Allen Jih. He has won awards for his teaching from the University of Florida and UAB. He is editor of Birmingham Poetry Review and faculty advisor for the UAB Fishing Team.

  • Poetry Writing Workshops
  • Flash Fiction Writing Workshops
  • Forms of Poetry Writing Workshops