Creative Writing Faculty2017-11-13T21:19:58+00:00

CREATIVE WRITING

Academic Program at Centre College

PROGRAM FACULTY

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Azita Osanloo

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Assistant Professor of English English Work Office: Crounse Hall – 442 Work Phone: 859.238.6511
Biography

Azita Osanloo joined Centre’s faculty in 2015 as assistant professor of English. Her special interests include the noir and pulp fiction genre, as well as translation and adaptation studies.

She earned a B.A. in creative writing and Russian from Oberlin College, and M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Montana, and a Ph.D. in literature and creative writing from Florida State University.

Email: azita.osanloo@centre.edu

File last updated 9/2/15

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Lisa Williams

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Paul L. Cantrell Professor of English • Director of Creative Writing Program English, Creative Writing Work Crounse Hall—322 Home Phone: 859.238.5257
Biography

Lisa Williams is Paul L. Cantrell Professor of English and director of the Creative Writing Program at Centre College, where she has taught since 2001.

Williams has published three books of poems: Gazelle in the House (New Issues Poetry and Prose, 2014), Woman Reading to the Sea (2008), and The Hammered Dulcimer (1998). Since 2015, she has served as Series Editor for The University Press of Kentucky New Poetry and Prose Series. Williams has been a recipient of the Rome Prize, the Barnard Women Poets Prize, the May Swenson Poetry Award, and an Al Smith Individual Artist Grant from the Kentucky Arts Council. Her poems have been featured in Poetry, The Kenyon Review, Orion, The New Republic, Best American Poetry 2009, and on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily, as well as other anthologies and magazines. Her essay-reviews of contemporary poets have appeared on The Rumpus.com, on Poetry Daily, in The Cincinnati Review, Orion, and The Hollins Critic. Originally from Nashville Tennessee, Williams received her MFA in Poetry from the University of Virginia, and her M.A. from the University of Cincinnati.

Email: lisa.williams@centre.edu

File last updated: 09/7/16

CONTACT CENTRE ADMISSION

The Admission Office is located in Boles Hall, while the Admission Welcome Center is located on the second floor of Old Centre.

Mailing Address:

Admission Office
Centre College
600 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422

Telephone:

1.800.423.6236
859.238.5350

Fax:

859.238.5373

Email:

admission@centre.edu

Estudiantes y familias hispanohablantes contacten a Kendra Montejos Edwards
859.238.5353