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Sandra Beasley

Sandra Beasley

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer



Lee Alan Bleyer

Lee Alan Bleyer

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Adjunct Instructor

Lee Alan Bleyer is a DC-based writer and teacher. He has taught writing and literature at the Catholic University of America, the University of Maryland (College Park), the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies, and Trinity (Washington) Univers... [More]



Hilde Block

Hilde Block

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Adjunct Instructor

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John Carroll

John Carroll

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Adjunct Instructor



Kevin Christensen

Kevin Christensen

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Adjunct Instructor



Jonathan Colson

Jonathan Colson

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Adjunct Instructor



Anna Dewitt

Anna Dewitt

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Adjunct Instructor



Adam Fishbein

Adam Fishbein

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Adjunct Instructor



Bryan Freeland

Bryan Freeland

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Adjunct Instructor



Natalie Giarratano

Natalie Giarratano

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Originally from small-town Southeast Texas, Natalie Giarratano received her MFA and PhD in creative writing from Western Michigan University. Her first collection of poems, Leaving Clean, won the 2013 Liam Rector First Book Prize in Poetry and was pu... [More]



Ethan Goffman

Ethan Goffman

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer



Stephanie Hartman

Stephanie Hartman

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer



John Kim

John Kim

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Adjunct Instructor

John Kim was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. He wrote and published cut and paste fanzines in the pre-internet era and was an attorney in Los Angeles for six years prior to enrolling in the MFA program at UC Irvine. His fiction has appeared in The N... [More]



Alison Klein

Alison Klein

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Adjunct Instructor



Marita La Palm

Marita La Palm

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Adjunct Instructor

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Michael Moreno

Michael Moreno

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Adjunct Instructor

Michael A. Moreno is a Washington, D.C.-based writer. He teaches college writing at American University and teaches college, research and business writing at the University of Maryland University College. His poetry has appeared in the Arkansas Revi... [More]

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Erin Nunnally

Erin Nunnally

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Adjunct Instructor



Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Dolen Perkins-Valdez

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Dolen Perkins-Valdez is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Wench. *USA Today* called the book "deeply moving" and "beautifully written." *People* called it "a devastatingly beautiful account of a cruel past." *O, The Oprah Magazine*... [More]



Joellyn Powers

Joellyn Powers

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Adjunct Instructor



Emily Prince

Emily Prince

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Adjunct Instructor



Patricia Reichler

Patricia Reichler

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Trisha Reichler joined the College Writing faculty as an adjunct in 2000 and became a full-time instructor in 2003. Her primary area of interest is the tradition and language of nonviolent resistance movements. Prior to teaching at AU, she worked in ... [More]

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Sarah Sansolo

Sarah Sansolo

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Adjunct Instructor



Nancy Schnog

Nancy Schnog

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Adjunct Instructor



Allison Sparks

Allison Sparks

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Adjunct Instructor



Derek Tokaz

Derek Tokaz

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Adjunct Instructor



Sarah Trembath

Sarah Trembath

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Adjunct Instructor



Gretchen VanWormer

Gretchen VanWormer

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Adjunct Instructor



Brendon Vayo

Brendon Vayo

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer



Jeremy Wade

Jeremy Wade

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Adjunct Instructor



Keigh-Cee Welsch

Keigh-Cee Welsch

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Adjunct Instructor