Christy Hallberg

Christy Hallberg

Title: Teaching Associate Professor
Office: Erwin 320
Phone: 252.328.2374
E-Mail: hallbergc@ecu.edu


Christy Hallberg is a native of Greenville. She worked at a local CPA firm and taught English and Journalism at Roanoke High School in Martin County before joining the ECU faculty in 2000. In addition to her teaching duties, she serves as an assistant editor for North Carolina Literary Review. Her essays, interviews, and fiction have appeared or are forthcoming in such publications as North Carolina Literary Review, The International Journal of Arts in Society, Pitkin Critical Arts Review, Mainstreet Rag, Fiction Southeast, Concho River Review, Eclectica, and Emerge.


B.S. East Carolina University
M.A. East Carolina University
M.F.A. Goddard College

Research Interests

Pop Culture in Literature
Post-WWII British and American Fiction
Creative Writing
Distance Education Teaching

Courses Taught

ENGL 4300: Post WW-II British and American Fiction
ENGL 3880: Writing for Business & Industry
ENGL 3850: Intro to Fiction Writing
ENGL 3420: The Short Story
ENGL 2000: Interpreting Literature
ENGL 1100: Foundations of College Writing

ENGL 1000: Appreciating Literature

Select Publications: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"Copperhead." Emerge Literary Journal, no. 2, 2016, pp. 7-9.

"Electric World Life." Concho River Review, vol. 30, no. 2, 2016, pp. 53-59.

"Grace, With the Red Shoes." Fiction Southeast, 19 Jan. 2017. Web.
<http://fictionsoutheast.com/grace-with-the-red-shoes/>. *Chosen story of the week.

"Last Call With the Lizard King." Main Street Rag (forthcoming fall 2018).

"Shadow of Shiva." Solidago Journal, no. 3, 2017, pp. 5-8.