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Faculty Readings:

Sara Pritchard
Adjunct Faculty, Short Story Writer, Novelist

  • Author of the novel-in-stories, CRACKPOTS
  • Published in numerous literary magazines, including GREEN MOUNTAINS REVIEW, TUSCULUM REVIEW, ARTS & LETTERS, NORTHWEST REVIEW, CHATTAHOOCHEE REVIEW, BELLINGHAM REVIEW, SPITTOON, and NEW LETTERS
     
 
 


Rashidah Ismaili Abubakr
Adjunct Faculty, Poet, Essayist, Playwright

  • 2009, 2010 INTERNATIONAL POETRY FESTIVAL participant
  • Author of a collection of poems based on the life and writings of James Baldwin, CANTATA FOR JIMMY
     



Philip Brady

Adjunct Faculty, Poet, Essayist

  • Author of BY HEART: REFLECTIONS OF A RUST-BELT BARD (University of Tennessee Press)
  • Author of a memoir, TO PROVE MY BLOOD: A TALE OF EMIGRATIONS & THE AFTERLIFE (Ashland, 2003)
  • Poetry and fiction works have appeared in over fifty journals in the United States and Ireland, including ABRAXAS, THE AMERICAN LITERARY REVIEW, THE GRAHAM HOUSE REVIEW, THE BELFAST LITERARY SUPPLEMENT and POETRY NORTHWEST
     



Neil Shepard

Adjunct Faculty, Poet, Essayist, Reviewer

  • Author of (T)RAVEL/UN(T)RAVEL (Mid-List Press, 2011), VERMONT EXIT RAMPS (Pudding House Press, 2012), SCAVENGING THE COUNTRY FOR A HEARTBEAT (First Book Award, Mid-List Press, 1993), I’M HERE BECAUSE I LOST MY WAY (Mid-List, 1998) and THIS FAR FROM THE SOURCE (Mid-List, 2006)
  • Shepard’s works have appeared in several hundred literary magazines, including ANTIOCH REVIEW, BOULEVARD, HARVARD REVIEW, NEW AMERICAN WRITING, NEW ENGLAND REVIEW, NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW, PARIS REVIEW, PLOUGHSHARES, SHENANDOAH, SOUTHERN REVIEW, and TRIQUARTERLY
  • Founding member of the jazz-poetry group POJAZZ
     

 



Kevin Oderman

Adjunct Faculty, Novelist, Creative Nonfiction Writer

  • Author of HOW THINGS FIT TOGETHER (New England UP, GOING (Vandalia Press), WHITE VESPA (Etruscan)
  • Taught Modern American Poetry as a Senior Lecturer at Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece, and American literature at Punjab University in Lahore, Pakistan
  • Professor of English at West Virginia University
     

 



Ken Vose

Adjunct Faculty, Screenwriter, Playwright, Novelist, Non-fiction Writer

  • Producer of theatrical films GREASED LIGHTNING (Warner Bros.) and THE WONDERS OF LIFE (EDKO Enterprises)
  • Author of MAKIN’ TRACKS (a Book-of -the-Month Club selection), GREASED LIGHTENING, THE CAR: PAST AND PRESENT, BLUE GUITAR, THE CONVERTIBLE, INSIDE MONSTER GARAGE, MONSTER GARAGE/MONSTER NATION, MONSTER GARAGE: HOW TO FABRICATE DAMN NEAR ANYTHING, and the novels OVERSTEER and DEAD PEDAL
     



Jeff Talarigo

Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Writing, Essayist

  • Author of THE PEARL DIVER and THE GINSENG HUNTER
  • Recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Award
  • Fellow at the New York Public Library's Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers
     

 



Jean Klein

Adjunct Faculty, Playwright, Technical Writer, Editor

  • Director of Education for the Playwrights Forum
  • Semi-finalist, O’Neill competition
  • Co-founder of Havescripts.com/ScriptWorks Press
     

 



David Poyer

Adjunct Faculty, Novelist

  • Author of thirty-plus books including THE DEAD OF WINTER, WINTER IN THE HEART, AS THE WOLF LOVES WINTER, and THUNDER ON THE MOUNTAIN
  • Founding editor of THE NEW VIRGINIA REVIEW
  • Fellow of the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, a board member of the Library of Virginia, and an advisory board member of GRENADE magazine
     



Christine Gelineau
Adjunct Faculty, Poet, Essayist

  • Author of the poetic sequence APPETITE FOR THE DIVINE (Ashland Poetry Press, 2010) and the poetry collection REMORSELESS LOYALTY (2006)
  • Winner of the Richard Snyder Prize and nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Award
     




Becky Bradway
Adjunct Faculty, Creative Nonfiction Writer, Editor

  • Published in magazines and anthologies such as CREATIVE NONFICTION, NORTHA MERICAN REVIEW, NINTH LETTER,  ANTIOCH REVIEW and more
  • Author of PINK HOUSES AND FAMILY TAVERNS (Indiana University Press)
     

 

 


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