A Beinecke Collection of Creatures. Yale University: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2016.

Poems published in Beginnings Magazine, The Curbside Review, The Dickinson Review.

Poems published in the anthology The Pagan’s Muse, Citadel Press, 2003.

My Secret Inky Vice, 2001. Featured in Poets House 2002 Showcase.


Awards, Residencies, Honors

Artist in Residence, The Edwin Way Teale Artists-in-Residence Program at Trail Wood, 2018.

Shortlisted for Bridport Prize for Poetry, 2010 and 2011.

Weiss Prize for the Arts, 2000-01.

Timberlake Prize for Poetry, 1998 and 1999.


Exhibitions: Solo

2019 The Search for a Collection: The Artist’s Books of Melissa Shook. Gallery 344, New Haven, CT

Exhibitions: Group

2019 Edwin Way Teale's Connecticut Legacy: Writers and Artists Connecting to Nature. Yale University School of Forestry. New Haven, CT. Curated by Meredith Miller & MJ MIllington.

2019 The Arts at Yale Health: Spring 2019. Yale University Health Plan. New Haven, CT

2019 Edwin Way Teale Artists-in-Residence at Trail Wood Exhibit. Connecticut Audubon Center. Pomfret, CT

2016 Reactions: Medieval/Modern. Kislak Center for Special Collections, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA. Curated by Dot Porter.