050: Elephant Zoologists: Teaching the Outlier Discipline

1:45 PM–3:00 PM Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Atlanta

Session Information

Description: The number of institutions offering BAs, MAs, and MFAs in creative writing has grown remarkably over the last several decades, and there are more writers now than ever credentialed to teach writing. This session focuses on how practicing poets and writers are changing the study of literature and art through their teaching practices.


Charles Bernstein, U of Pennsylvania


Anne Waldman, Naropa U

Leslie Carol Roberts, California C of the Arts

Dawn Lundy Martin, U of Pittsburgh

Tisa Bryant, California Inst. of the Arts

Adam Edelman, U of Texas, Austin

Kimberly Quiogue Andrews, Washington C


Tonya Foster, California C of the Arts