Donovan McAbee's poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Five Points, Tar River Poetry, The Christian Century, PRISM International, RHINO, Jabberwock Review, and a variety of other journals.
He grew up in a small town in South Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. He earned a BA at Baylor University and holds a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and a PhD in Contemporary Poetry from the University of St Andrews in Scotland.
He lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife and infant son and works as Associate Professor of Religion and the Arts at Belmont University. Currently, he is a Visiting Scholar at the University of St Andrews.