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John Gallaher

John Gallaher

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Office

1850 Colden Hall

Phone

660.562.1739

Joined Northwest in 2003


Associate Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. English, Ohio University 2000
  • MFA Poetry, Texas State University 1995
  • BA in Broadcast Journalism, Texas State University 1991

Courses Taught

  • Composition 111
  • Composition 112
  • Introduction to Literature 220
  • Creative writing courses, most poetry

Academic Interests

  • Creative Writing, Argument and Persuasion, 20th-21st Century American Poetry

Scholarly Activity

Poetry:
  • Gentlemen in Turbans, Ladies in Cauls (SD 2001)
  • The Little Book of Guesses (Four Way Books 2007)
  • Map of the Folded World (Akron 2009)
  • Your Father on the Train of Ghosts (BOA 2011), with G.C. Waldrep
  • In a Landscape (BOA Editions 2014)
  • Ghost / Landscape (BlazeVox 2016), with Kristina Marie Darling
  • Brand New Spacesuit (BOA Editions 2020)
Edited Collections:
  • The Monkey & The Wrench (Akron 2011), with Mary Biddinger
  • Time Is a Toy, Michael Benedikt Selected Poems (Akron 2013), with Laura Boss

Student Group Advisement

  • Scribblers / Medium Weight Forks

Other Professional Experiences

  • Member: Association of Writers and Writing Programs

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