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  • Erik S. Anderson

    Writer in Residence & Director of the Emerging Writers Festival
    Office: KEI
    Office Hours: M W 4:30-5:30 PM, T 12:00-1:00 PM


    Ph.D., English, University of Denver

    M.F.A., Writing & Poetics, Naropa University

    B.A., Creative Writing & Literature, The Residential College, University of Michigan

    Research Interests

    Creative Nonfiction

    Literature and Public Space

    Hybrid and Emerging Forms

    The Essay-Film

    Interdisciplinary Practices

    Science Writing



    The Poetics of Trespass (Otis Books/Seismicity Editions, 2010)


    3:AM Magazine, American Letters & Commentary, Bombay Gin, The Collagist, Denver Quarterly, Jacket, The Laurel Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Pilot Light, The Poetry Project Newsletter, Poor Claudia, Puerto Del Sol, Rain Taxi, The Seneca Review, Trickhouse, Unstuck, West Branch, Western Humanities Review, Witness, Versal, and Zone 3, among others.

    Course Information

    ENG 225: Introduction to Creative Writing (Fall 2014)

    ENG 271: Science Writing: Fact and Fiction

    ENG 272: Getting Personal: The Lyric Essay (Fall 2014)

    ENG 384: Writing Nonfiction

    ENG 480: Advanced Nonfiction Workshop