Lucy Biederman

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Assistant Professor of Writing

English Department


PhD, University of Louisiana-Lafayette

MFA, George Mason University

BA, Washington University in St. Louis


Dr. Biederman is the author of The Walmart Book of the Dead, which won the 2017 Vine Leaves Press Vignette Award and was a Finalist for the Foreword Book of the Year. She has written four chapbooks of poetry, and her short stories, essays, and poems have appeared in The Collagist, AGNI, Ploughshares, and Pleiades. Her scholarship has been published in The Henry James Review, Women’s Studies, The Emily Dickinson Journal, and Studies in the Literary Imagination.

Courses Taught

Introduction to Creative Writing
Advanced Creative Nonfiction
Advanced Poetry
College Writing I
College Writing II

Creative Writing. Modern and Contemporary American Poetry. Small Press Publishing.

Hybrid and Experimental Writing. American Women Writers. Poetry and Poetics. Jewish American Literature.


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