Creative Writing

The Creative Writing program has a distinguished national reputation for encouraging alternative and hybrid forms of writing while emphasizing the study of theory and creative writing pedagogy. We are a program that respects and encourages innovation.

Faculty

Joe Amato

Research Interests:

Fiction, Poetry and Poetics, Creative Nonfiction, Screenwriting, Creative Writing Pedagogy.

Ricardo Cortez Cruz

Ricardo Cortez Cruz

Research Interests:

(Re)Defining the Black Aesthetic, Relationship of Music and Fiction, (S)Language, Avant-Pop (Popular Culture in Fiction).

Kass Fleisher

Kass Fleisher

Research Interests:

The Novel, Memoir, Literary Journalism, Women's Literature, Creative Writing Pedagogy, Narrative Theory.

Gabe Gudding

Gabe Gudding

Research Interests:

Moral Philosophy as it Relates to Literary Production, Animals, Animality, Veganism, Hybrid Texts, Hybrid Writing, Sociology of Literary Production & Cultural Formation of Literary Taste, Transgeneric Writing

Duriel Harris

Duriel Harris

Research Interests:

Improvisation and Black Aesthetics, Memory and Trauma Studies, WOC Feminisms, Digital Technologies and the African Diaspora, 18th and 19th Century African American Literature, Oppositional/Experimental poetics.