|Resume:||Alexandria Peary [DOC 117KB]|
|Cat. #||Term||Course #||Title|
|1248||S1||ENG833||Seminar: Topics in Writing|
Ph.D. English/Specialization:Composition Studies. University of New Hampshire
MFA Poetry. University of Massachusetts,Amhers
MFA Poetry. Iowa Writer's Workshop. University of Iowa
B.A. English with a Concentration in Creative Writing. Colby College
* First-Year Composition
* Poetry and Creative Nonfiction
* Writing Across the Curriculum
* Creative Writing History, Pedagogy, & Theory
* Methods for Overcoming Writing Blocks
* Writing Program Administration
* Classical and Contemporary Rhetoric
* Composition History & Theory
* Process Pedagogy
I direct the First-Year Writing Program at Salem State University and teach creative writing and composition at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Lid to the Shadow. Slope Editions. Slope Editions 2010 BookPrize. Selected by Franz Wright, 2011.
Fall Foliage Called Bathers & Dancers. Omaha, NE: Backwaters Press, 2008.
Creative Writing Studies: A Guide to Its Pedagogies. Forthcoming. Southern Illinois UP.
"Eliza Leslie's 1854 The Behaviour Book and the Conduct of Women's Writing." Rhetoric Review. 31.3 (2012). Finalist for the 2012 Theresa J. Enos Anniversary Award.
“Spectators At Their Own Future: Creative Writing Assignments in the Disciplines and the Fostering of Critical Thinking.” WAC Journal, 23 (2012): 65-81.
"On Detail." Literary Imagination. Literary essay. 14(3) (2012): 354-364.
“Taking Self-Help Books Seriously: The Informal Aesthetic Education of Writers.” The Journal of Aesthetic Education. Accepted for publication.
"Creative Writing Across the Curriculum." Chapter in Creative Writing Studies: A Guide to Its Pedagogies (Peary & Hunley, forthcoming).
"The Hidden Ethos Inside Process Pedagogy." Pedagogy. Accepted for publication.
"The Licensing of the Poetic in Nineteenth-Century Composition-Rhetoric Textbooks." College Composition and Communication. 61.2 (December 2009).
"Increasing the Efficacy of Audience Instruction through the S.A.S.E." Chapter in Teaching Audience: Theory and Practice. Eds. Brian Fehler et al. Forward by Lisa Ede and Andrea Lunsford. NCTE, 2009.
"Bringing Creativity into the Classroom: Using Sociology to Write First Person Fiction" with Laurie Gordy. Teaching Sociology. 33.4 (October 2005).
Selected Poetry Publications:
The Denver Quarterly, New American Writing, The Gettysburg Review, The Massachusetts Review, jubilat, Fine Madness, Verse, Fence, Crazyhorse, Tygerburning, Literary Imagination, Poetry Northwest, Spoon River Review
Selected Creative Nonfiction Publications:
New Hampshire Magazine http://www.nhmagazine.com/opinionhumor/921281-117/signs-of-the-road.html
Peary, A. (2012). “Water breaks, writer’s block.” http://www.motherwritermentor.com.
Peary, A. (2012). “Revision of the sandwich.” http://www.motherwritermentor.com.
Blog on Mindful Writing:
"Peter Elbow, Walter Ong and Dorothy Sarnoff: A Discussion of Inner and Outer Rhetoric." Citizenship
Through Empowerment Lecture Series. Southern Vermont College. March 2011.
Selected Conference Presentations:
“Digital Transactions and the Author(itative) Ethos.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Las Vegas, NV, March 2013. Presentation Accepted.
"Your Ability to Write a Poem Is Always Present: A Mindful Writing Workshop." May 3, 2013. Hawthorne Hotel, Pickman Room, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Presentation for Massachussetts Poetry Festival.
"Helping Faculty Overcome the Digital Divide Through Composition Pedagogies." Proposal Accepted. Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, MO, March 2012.
"Creative Writing WAC: Using the Imagination to Bridge Critical and DisciplinaryThinking." Third International Critical Thinking/Writing-Across-the-Curriculum Conference2010. Quinnipiac University. Hamden, CT, November 2010.
"Increasing the Efficacy of Audience Instruction through the Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Louisville, KY, March 2010.
"Murray & Elbow's Ethos: Setting People Up to Write." Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA, March 2009.
Helping people overcome writing blocks
Running (Helps with last on the list)