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Julie Fay

Office: Erwin 115
Phone: 252-328-6578

Julie Fay's four poetry collections are Blue Scorpion (Truman State UP, 2005), The Woman Behind You (Pitt Poetry Series, 1998), Portraits of Women, and In Every Mirror. She co-edited Watching TV Off the Back of a Firetruck: Voices from the Floyd Flood in Eastern North Carolina (Crossroads Press), a collection of community-based poems, essays, and interviews written by victims of Hurricane Floyd. Her work has appeared in anthologies and textbooks which include An Introduction to Poetry in English (University of Toulouse); Poetry Daily Anthology; Breadloaf Anthology of New American Poets; Alhambra Poetry Calendar (2007-2010 editions); Poems and Sources; A Formal Feeling Comes: Women's Formal Poetry; and Images of Women in Literature, and in journals such as Poetry, Shenandoah, Ploughshares, The Women's Review of Books, Kenyon Review, and many others. Her fiction, translations, and essays have appeared in Prospects: An Annual of American Cultural Studies; Feminist Studies; The Generation of 2000: Contemporary American Poets; La Traductiere; Poetry; Profils Americains, and elsewhere. A 2004-2005 Senior Fulbright Research-Lecturer in France, she was the 2000 Sarah Mathews Self Distinguished Writer in Residence at Converse College and Visiting Writer-in-Residence at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Spring 2009.

B.A. University of Connecticut
M.A. Arizona State
M.F.A. University of Arizona

Primary Areas of Research/Teaching
Multi-Cultural and Transnational Literature
Contemporary Poetry Writing
Contemporary Fiction Writing
Women's Literature
Native American Literature
Colonial American Literature
American Literature

Courses Taught
7640: Discourse for Special Interests-Grant Writing in the Arts
6870: Literature from the Writer's Perspective
6865: Special Topics Seminar in Creative Writing
5840: Advanced Poetry Writing
3840: Introduction to Poetry Writing
3300: Women and Literature
2200: Major American Writers
2000: Interpreting Literature
1200: Composition
1100: Composition