Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Kass Fleisher

Associate Professor

Office Address: STV 420 D
Office Phone: (309) 438-7506
Office Hours: MW 12-1
Email: Contact Kass Fleisher (hkfleis)
Website: Visit Kass Fleisher’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Course NumberSectionCourse NameTimeRoom NumberCourse Links
ENG247.21Intermediate Creative Writing,Fiction M W 13:00 - 14:15STV 0410
ENG260.01History of Literature By Women M W 14:30 - 15:45STV 0212
ENG400.04Independent Study   
ENG447.21Creative Writing Seminar,Prose M W 16:00 - 17:15STV 0410
Teaching Interests:
  • Fiction
  • Creative nonfiction
  • Playwriting
  • Screenwriting
  • Hybrid genres
Research Interests:

  • Memoir
  • Literary journalism
  • Narrative theory
  • Women's literature
  • Creative writing pedagogy

Ph.D., English, Binghamton University (SUNY)

M.A., English, University of North Dakota

B.A., English, Dickinson College
Selected Publications:

Dead Woman Hollow. Excelsior Editions/SUNY Press, 2012.

Talking out of School: Memoir of an Educated Woman. Dalkey Archive Press, 2008.

The Adventurous. Factory School, 2006.

Accidental Species: A Reproduction. Chax Press, 2005.

The Bear River Massacre and the Making of History. SUNY Press, 2004.


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