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Chelsea Horne Professorial Lecturer Literature

MFA, Creative Writing, American University
MA, Literature, Binghamton University
BA, English and Rhetoric, Binghamton University

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In the classroom
Chelsea Leigh Horne writes fiction, poetry, and essays. Her stories have twice won the Andrew Bergman award in Creative Writing and her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Rumpus, LitHub, The Paterson Literary Review, The Buffalo News, Washington Independent Review of Books, Café Americain and elsewhere. Horne is the World/Travel editor at Ragazine, the global online magazine of arts, information, and entertainment.

As a researcher, Horne’s interests encompass writing, digital rhetoric, technology, communication, information literacy, privacy rights, freedom of expression, and Internet governance. She has presented and published her work both nationally and internationally. As a teacher, Horne has taught workshops and master classes in four continents. She is a faculty fellow at the Internet Governance Lab.

Horne has received multiple DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities grant as an Artist Fellow.
For the Media
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Spring 2020

  • LIT-215 Writers in Print/Person

  • WRTG-101 College Writing Seminar

  • WRTG-101 College Writing Seminar

Fall 2020

  • WRT-100 College Writing

  • WRT-100 College Writing

  • WRT-210 Rhetoric of Digital Culture