This fall, Hartwick College and the Department of English will present the first four readings of the 2019-20 Visiting Writers Series. All readings take place at 7 p.m. in Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York. Admission is free of charge and the public is invited.
New Hartwick faculty member, assistant professor of English Tessa Yang, will read on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.
George Hovis will read on Wednesday, October 16, 2019.
Lauren Russell will read on Thursday, November 7, 2019.
And Alice Lichtenstein will read from her forthcoming novel, The Crime of Being, on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.
For more information, visit the Visiting Writers Series webpage.
I am thrilled and honored to announced that I have been named one of the 2019-20 Winifred D. Wandersee Scholars in Residence at Hartwick College. This award and program will support continued work on my current book project, Too Big to Read: The Megatext in the Twenty-First Century.
For a glimpse into this work in progress, see my essay, “Toward a Theory of the Megatext: Speculative Criticism and Richard Grossman’s ‘Breeze Avenue Working Paper.'”
Here’s a video in which I talk about what it means to study creative writing at Hartwick College. Other promotional videos can be found here.
This semester I’m teaching (to me) three brand new creative writing classes at Hartwick College. Here are the syllabi:
ENGL 310 Creative Writing: Nonfiction
ENGL 311 Intermediate Fiction Workshop
ENGL 412 Advanced Poetry Workshop
I am beginning my second semester teaching English and creative writing at Hartwick College this week. Here are the syllabi for my two spring classes.
ENGL 213: Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 350: Poetry and Technology
Hartwick College, where I am currently assistant professor of English, has issued a press release in which I am quoted as saying various things about my new book, The Shape of Things (Salò, 2017).