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EducationPhD, University of Georgia, 1995MA, University of Georgia, 1991BA, University of the South, 1984
Area of SpecialtyModern literature, Creative writing, Criticism
Recent PublicationsA Picture Book of Hell and Other Landscapes (Texas Tech University Press, 2005). Stories and essays in Cortland Review, Charleston Post & Courier, CrossRoads, Emrys Journal, Connecticut Review.
Recent AwardsFirst prize for non-fiction in the 2011 Porter Fleming Literary Competition sponsored by the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, GA.
Languages, Literature, and CompositionDr. Celena KuschDepartment Chair
Dr. Araceli Hernández-LarocheAssistant Department Chair
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Student SupportLanguage LabPREFACE First-Year Reading ProgramWriting Center
Community OutreachReflections Foreign Language Teachers Conference
Department of Languages, Literature & Composition
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