Ana Pugatch

Ana Pugatch

Ana Pugatch

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Creative Writing: ecopoetics, Modernist poetry, classical Chinese poetry, German Expressionism

Ana Pugatch is the '20-'21 Poetry Heritage Fellow at GMU. Before being awarded the fellowship, she taught undergraduate composition and literature courses. She recently co-hosted a virtual visiting writers series event with ecopoet Joan Naviyuk Kane, and she worked on a collaborative project featured in Fenwick's "Transmogrify" exhibit.

Ana's poetry has appeared in The Los Angeles Review, Thin Air Magazine, The Esthetic Apostle, Angelical Ravings Zine, Third Wednesday Magazine, Remington Review, PØST-, Sweet Tree Review, Cagibi, Short Edition, Foothill Poetry Journal, Poached HareRoadrunner Review, Literary Shanghai, The Bangalore Review, The Write Launch, Volition, and 50 Haikus. She recently published an interview and a book review about ecopoetry in Phoebe Journal. She also won the NC Poetry Society's '21 McIntyre Light Verse Award.

She has a bachelor's degree in English from Skidmore College, and a master's degree in "Language and Literacy" from Harvard. She also holds certifications in English, ESL, and gifted education. 


B.A. with Honors in English, Skidmore College

Ed.M. in Language & Literacy, Harvard University

M.F.A. Candidate, George Mason University