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Arts & Letters

Will Coppage is more than music. He is an award winning Mississippi artist and author.

Creative C.V.



Delta Artists Association, Member.

Mississippi Arts Commission, 2024 Mini Grant Recipient.


Delta Artists Association, Member.

Mississippi Arts Commission, 2023 Mini Grant Recipient.


Tishomingo Arts Council, Juried Show, “View from Woodall,” virtual.

Tishomingo Arts Council, Print Anthology, “View from Woodall.”

DAA Annual Member Exhibit, Juried Show. 2nd Place Overall.

Delta Artists Association, Member.


The Little Yellow Building, Juried Show, “The Mississippi Garden of Rhythm and


Delta Artists Association, member.

The Little Yellow Building, Juried Show, “7 Deadly Sins,” virtual.

Mississippi Arts Commission, 2021 Mini Grant Recipient.

Tishomingo Arts Council, Juried Show, “March Arts/April Ekphrastic Poetry

Competition,” virtual.



Fantasies of Men, Main Street Rag, 2013 (Click on link to purchase)

Borrowing Night From Day (Collection of Broadsides), Yellow Flag Press, 2012



Passages North, “Fantasies of Men” Vol. 34.1

The Pinch, “Crossing,” Issue 32.2)

Rougarou, “End of Season,” Fall 2012, Vol. 8, Issue 2

Tapestry, “River Monster,” Issue 24)

The Greensboro Review, “Work Song,” Spring 2012, No. 91

Deep South Magazine, “The Levee,” April 2012

The Pedestal: “The Continuing Story of Robert Johnson,” Issue 68

Oxford American, “Last Call at the Walnut Street Blues Bar,” 2011, No. 75

Cream City Review, “The Last September,” Spring/Summer 2011 Digital

Americana Magazine, “The Night Before Basic Training,” “Training

on the 4th of July,” “American Ghazel,” “My First War,” The Myth of the

Fighting Cocks,” July 2011

Word Riot, “Your Name Repeats Like Marching Elephants,” Oct. 2010

The Blotter, “Homecoming Game,” “My Grandpa Reminds Me of Charles

Bukowski,” Oct. 2010

You Must Be This Tall to Ride, “A Mile Off the Highway,” Summer 2010

Mikrokosmos, “Funeral,” “Funeral Song,” “Good Luck New Year's Day,”

Spring 2010

The Arena, “Catfish, Big as Volkswagens,” “The Day I Ignored God,”

“Christmas as Their House,” 2009

Blue Earth Review, “Once in Mississippi the Moon was Hidden,” “Returning

Home on First Leave,” Spring 2009

DecomP, “Borrowing Night From Day,” Nov. 2008

Atlantis, “Chromosomal Trophy” (2008), “I Watched My Grandmother

Die” (2008), “Senior Year” (2007), “If You Tell It Will Never Come True” (2007)


Word Riot, “Out on Shellmound,” Dec. 2011.


McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

Master of Fine Arts | Creative Writing

Master of Arts | English

University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC

Bachelor of Fine Arts

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