Creative Writing: poetry, ecopoetics, eco-justice, recent and contemporary American poetry
Jennifer Atkinson is the author of five collections of poetry--The Dogwood Tree, The Drowned City, Drift Ice, Canticle of the Night Path, and most recently, The Thinking Eye. Her poetry can be seen in Field, The Cincinnati Review, The Missouri Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Bennington Review, Image, and elsewhere. Both her poetry and her nonfiction have been honored with Pushcart Prizes. She taught in Nepal and Japan and at the University of Iowa and Washington University before joining the faculty of George Mason University, where she usually teaches Creative Writing, Poetry Writing (at the graduate and undergraduate levels), and recent and contemporary American poetry.
The Thinking Eye, Parlor Press/Free Verse Editions, 2016.
Canticle of the Night Path, Free Verse Editions, 2012.
Drift Ice. Wilkes-Barre, PA: Etruscan P, 2008.
The Drowned City. Boston: Northeastern UP, 2000.
The Dogwood Tree. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 1990.
ENGH 309: Contemporary Women Poets
ENGH 396: Creative Writing
ENGH 397: Poetry Writing
ENGH 391: Forms of Poetry
ENGH 464: Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop
ENGH 497: Art of Literary Translation
ENGH 564: Form of Poetry
ENGH 608: Poetries in Translation
ENGH 608: Eco-Poetics
ENGH 608: Ekphrasis
ENGH 617: Poetry Writing Workshop
ENGH 619: 79 Works
ENGH 674: Poetry Planet
ENGH 685: The Poems of Elizabeth Bishop & Sylvia Plath
ENGH 750: Advanced Poetry Workshop
BA English, Wesleyan University
MFA Poetry Writing, University of Iowa
MA/W Creative Nonfiction, University of Iowa