Bryanna Tidmarsh

Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • Bryanna Tidmarsh is a writer, editor, and educator currently pursuing her PhD in English Studies at Illinois State University. Originally from Minnesota, she earned an MFA in creative writing from Rutgers-Newark and a BA in English and Writing Communications from Bellarmine University. She has taught courses in children's/YA literature, fairy tales, gothic literature, vampires, and composition at Rutgers University. She has also previously worked in arts administration at Princeton University and is the recipient of a Joseph F. McCrindle fellowship from Poets & Writers. Currently, she lives in Normal with her partner and adventurous 4-year-old daughter. In this mythical thing called "spare time," she writes poems.
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • ENG 101.Sec 023 Composition As Critical Inquiry
  • ENG 101.Sec 031 Composition As Critical Inquiry
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Children's Literature, Young Adult Literature, Gothic Literature, Literature and Controversy (Rutgers University)
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Queer Theory, Feminist Theory, Marxism, Young Adult Literature, Fairy Tales, Monsters (with a special love for vampires)