She has taught twice in the Summer Program for High School Students, and through the Creative Writing Teaching Fellowship, has also had the opportunity to teach an undergraduate workshop.
She writes extensively on philosophy, feminism, strength, and bodybuilding.
Students read and write free verse poetry, short prose, drama, fiction, and creative nonfiction with the goal of developing a final portfolio of revised work.
Two daily workshops expose students to many aspects of the writing process, including generating ideas, writing and revising drafts, and editing.
She received her BA at Oklahoma City University where she won the Kimberly Fuller Award for Creative Writing.
She is currently working on a novel about ghosts and the Dust Bowl.Visiting Students may also choose from 3,000 university courses to earn academic credit that can be transferred back to their home institution.Course plan advising is provided on an individual basis, ensuring that students pursue a rigorous program of study appropriate to their academic, professional, and personal goals.Journalism: Students produce a news blog, including but not limited to campus and neighborhood news, book/music/art/restaurant reviews, interviews/profiles, and op-eds.Publishing House: Students work as editors to create their own literary magazine, which is published at the end of the program.She studies in the fiction MFA program at Columbia University and is currently at work on a collection of inter-linked short stories.She is also the associate editor of the literary annual Erika Luckert holds a BA in English and Creative writing from the University of Alberta, and an MFA in Poetry from Columbia University.Independent Project: Students complete an additional writing project and take part in extra conferences.Courses in creative writing are offered in conjunction with the Writing Program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts.Write What You Don’t Know: Students read authors who have perfected the art of writing in persona; exercises are designed to help students practice writing from points of view that are distinctly not their own.Exquisite Corpse: Students wishing to focus more on poetry read a wide and stimulating selection of poems, and work toward finishing a chapbook at the end of the program.