Terri Witek, professor of English and director of the Sullivan Creative Writing Program, teaches poetry workshops and literature classes specializing in poetry. She has published four collections of poetryThe Shipwreck Dress (2008), Carnal World (2006), Fools and Crows (2003), and Courting Couples (2000)as well as a scholarly book on Robert Lowell's revisions. Dr. Witek reads from her work:
"Women Combing Their Hair"
Lori Snook, associate professor of English, specializes in dramatic writing, both of plays and film scripts. She currently is working on her fourth script and consults for a Los Angeles production company. She edited Aphra Behn's The Lucky Chance for The Broadview Anthology of Restoration and Early Eighteenth-Century Drama.
Mark Powell, assistant professor of English, is a fiction writer who is the author of Prodigals (The University of Tennessee Press, 2002) and Blood Kin (The University of Tennessee Press, 2006).
Nancy Barber, Sullivan Lecturer in English, specializes in creative nonfiction, poetry, and the twentieth-century novel. She has published creative nonfiction in publications such as Raritan.
Andy Dehnart, lecturer, teaches writing and journalism, and has published essays, journalism, and television criticism in publications such as Salon, The Boston Globe, and msnbc.com.
Gail Radley, Sullivan Lecturer in English, has 20 published children's books, her specialty, as well as articles, essays, and short stories for various audiences. She teaches first-year English courses as well as Intermediate Expository Writing and Literature for Children and Young Adults.