Ann Chadwell Humphries, Poet

If you have words, you have wealth.

Ann-Chadwell Humphries has written almost two hundred and thirty poems and essays that have been featured in regional literary journals, a juried chapbook and even inside city buses and dog parks. She’s won numerous poetry contests, an emerging voice award, and a writing scholarship. Muddy Ford Press selected Ann for their Laureate series to publish her first book of poems which is now available.

Order your copy of Ann’s poetry book, “An Eclipse and a Butcher.” Special edition copies are available.

Ann sits by the Guadalupe River in Gruene, Texas. Photo by Mary Seaborne, Ann's sister.
Ann sits by the Guadalupe River in Gruene, Texas. Photo by Ann’s sister, Mary Seaborne.

Ann Humphries reminds us that whatever we thought we knew, something about the experience could surprise us…Humphries offers little stories in which family, geography, catastrophe, nation are gravities that may push us together or pull us apart…This is a book of resilience and beauty—and love, there is so much love in this book.

Ed Madden, Poet Laureate, Columbia, South Carolina

The Gift of Blindness

Ann lost her sight as an adult from the genetic disorder retinitis pigmentosa. Now, Ann considers blindness a gift. She composes her work using assistive technology. Read more…

Watch Ann Recite Poetry Live

Ann recites “A Portrait in Bronze of the Eclipse” at Sesquicentennial State Park

Ann captivates audiences with intricate pulses, subtle rhythms, and crafted wind chimes of her poetry. Her poetry readings are as revelatory and delightful as an ocean toe dip in late November. You will want to take her poetry home.

Tim Conroy, “Theologies of Terrain”

Meet Ann

Ann’s Poetry


200+

Poems and Essays Written with Assistive Technology

8

Publications and Journals Featuring Ann’s Work

4

Awards Won for Ann’s Poetry

Ann’s Poetry Book is Now Available

Ann’s collection of poems is now available and is published by Muddy Ford Press. Order your copy of Ann’s poetry book, “An Eclipse and a Butcher.” Special edition copies are available.