Faculty Members

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Aurelie Sheehan
Department Head, English
Email: asheehan@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-9917
Office: M LNG 445
Aurelie Sheehan is the author of three short story collections, Demigods on Speedway (University of Arizona Press 2014), Jewelry Box: A Collection of Histories (BOA Editions, Ltd. 2013), and Jack Kerouac Is Pregnant (Dalkey Archive Press 1994), as well as...
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Kate Bernheimer
Associate Professor, English
Email: kbernheimer@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: ML 445
Kate Bernheimer’s most recent book is Office at Night, a novella co-authored with Laird Hunt (Finalist, Shirley Jackson Awards). It was published by Coffee House Press and co-commissioned by The Walker Art Center. She also is the author of two story collections, How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from...
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Susan Briante
Associate Professor, Creative Writing and Literature
Email: sbriante@email.arizona.edu
Office: MLNG 336
Susan Briante’s most recent book The Market Wonders (Ahsahta Press) was a finalist for the National Poetry Series. The Kenyon Review calls it “masterful at every turn.”  She is also the author of the poetry collections Pioneers in the Study of Motion and Utopia Minus...
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Christopher A Cokinos
Associate Professor, English
Email: cokinos@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: Tuesday afternoons and by appointment
Christopher Cokinos is the author of three books of literary nonfiction: Hope Is the Thing with Feathers: A Personal Chronicle of Vanished Birds (Tarcher/Penguin); The Fallen Sky: An Intimate History of Shooting Stars (Tarcher/Penguin); and Bodies, of the Holocene (Truman). In 2016, the University...
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Alison H Deming
Professor, English
Email: ademing@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0799
Office: M LNG 438
Alison Hawthorne Deming was born and grew up in Connecticut. Her most recent books are the poetry collection Stairway to Heaven (Penguin 2016) and Death Valley: Painted Light, a collaboration with photographer Stephen Strom (George F. Thomson 2016). The essay collection ...
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Fenton Johnson
Email: fjohnson@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7392
Fenton Johnson is the author of three novels, The Man Who Loved Birds, forthcoming in February 2016, as well as Crossing the River and Scissors, Paper, Rock, each to be reissued in February 2016.  He is also the author of Geography of the Heart:  A Memoir and...
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Farid Matuk
Associate Professor, Creative Writing
Email: matuk@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Farid Matuk is the author of the poetry collections This Isa Nice Neighborhood (Letter Machine Editions) and The Real Horse (University of Arizona Press), and of several chapbooks including My Daughter La Chola (Ahsahta). His work has been anthologized in The Best...
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Ander Monson
Associate Professor, English
Email: ander@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7405
Office: MLNG 429
Ander Monson is the author of six published books of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry (The Available World, Letter to a Future Lover, Neck Deep and Other Predicaments, Other Electricities, Vacationland, Vanishing Point), with two forthcoming (The Gnome Stories and I Will Take...
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Manuel Muñoz
Associate Professor, English; Director, MFA Program in Creative Writing
Email: munozm@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0775
Office: ML 484
Manuel Muñoz received his BA in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard College in 1994 and an MFA in Creative Writing from Cornell University in 1998, where he was mentored by the Chicana writer Helena María Viramontes.  He is a first-generation college graduate and is often...
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