Elma Stuckey Liberal Arts & Sciences Emerging Writer-in-Residence
As a two-year rotating appointment, the English Department welcomes the Elma Stuckey Liberal Arts & Sciences Emerging writer-in-Residence, a writer from an underrepresented community and/or one who brings diverse cultural, ethnic, theoretical, and national perspectives to his or her writing and teaching. The Elma Stuckey Liberal Arts & Sciences Emerging writer-in-Residence teaches two courses per semester, gives a public reading, and often supervises a small number of graduate theses. The position is named for Elma Stuckey, author of The Big Gate (1976) and The Collected Poems of Elma Stuckey (1987), who was born in Memphis and lived in Chicago for more than 40 years.
2013-2015 Elma Stuckey Liberal Arts and Sciences Emerging Writer-in-Residence: Jill Talbot
Jill Talbot is the author of a memoir, Loaded: Women and Addiction (Seal Press, 2007), the co-editor of The Art of Friction: Where (Non) Fictions Come Together (University of Texas, 2008), and the editor of Metawritings: Toward a Theory of Nonfiction, released in 2012 from University of Iowa Press. Her essays have appeared in journals such as Brevity, Creative Nonfiction, and The Paris Review.
Past Elma Stuckey Liberal Arts and Sciences Emerging Writers-in-Residence:
2011-2013 2010-2011 2009-2010 2008-2009
CM Burroughs Jaswinder Bolina Sandra Lim John Murillo
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