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Northwest Missouri State University

Daniel Biegelson

Daniel Biegelson



2760 Colden Hall


660.562.1963 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2012



  • M.F.A. Creative Writing;  University of Montana
  • A.B.D. / M.A. American Studies and English;  University of Massachusetts
  • B.A. English and History; University of Richmond

Courses Taught

  • English 111 Composition
  • English 112 Composition
  • English 220 Introduction to Literature

Academic Interests

  • American History and Political Rhetoric (specifically the 1930s-1960s)
  • Cultural Studies
  • 20th-21st Century Poetry
  • Composition and Rhetoric

Scholarly Activity


  • “The Metaphorical Heart,” “The Transdifferentiation of all Things,” “Only the Borrowed Light,” and “The Ineffable Light,” Verse, forthcoming.
  • “Petrichor'”and “The New Light” Hayden’s Ferry Review, forthcoming
  • “Archeology of Air” (Poetry) Jellyfish Magazine, 2015
  • “After Reading Benjamin’s On Some Motifs in Baudelaire,” “Henny Penny Blues” “By It We See Everything Else” and “The Art of Forgetting” (Poetry), New Orleans Review, 2015
  • "Then the Letting Go" (Poetry) Denver Quarterly, 2012
  • "Though I Have Not Written," excerpts from "Field Marks," and "Populated,"  (Poetry) The Portland Review, July/August 2011
  • excerpts from "Snow Landscape (Asclepias)" (Poetry) Meridian, 2010


  • "Thirties Documentary, the Narrative Imagination, and the National Public in Archibald MacLeish’s Land of the Free and Richard Wright’s 12 Million Black Voices: A Folk History of the Negro in the United States," New England American Studies Association Annual Conference, Boston: October 1, 2010

Other Professional Experiences

  • Member, American Studies Association
  • Member, Modern Language Association


  • Director of the Visiting Writers Series
  • Internship Coordinator
  • I teach creative writing workshops to high school and middle school students.