Creative Writing Faculty

Kyle Dargan Assoc Professor CAS - Literature

Kyle G. Dargan is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently ANAGNORISIS (Northwestern, 2018), HONEST ENGINE (UGA, 2015) and LOGORRHEA DEMENTIA (UGA,2010). His debut, THE LISTENING (UGA 2

  kyle.dargan@american.edu

  (202) 885-2933

Stephanie Grant Assoc Professor CAS - Literature

Stephanie Grant is an author of fiction and creative nonfiction. She has written two novels, The Passion of Alice (Houghton Mifflin 1995) and Map of Ireland (Scribner 2008) and sever

  sgrant@american.edu

  (202) 885-2930

David Keplinger Professor CAS - Literature

David Keplinger is the author of seven collections of poetry, most recently The World to Come (Conduit Books, 2021), winner of the Minds on Fire Open Book Prize, and Another City (Milkweed, 2018), whi

  keplinge@american.edu

  (202) 885-2748

Patricia Park Asst Professor CAS - Literature

Patricia Park is the author of the novel Re Jane (Viking/Penguin Random House, 2015), named The New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and American Library Association’s Best Boo

  ppark@american.edu

  (202) 885-3911

Dolen Perkins-Valdez Assoc Professor CAS - Literature

Dolen Perkins-Valdez is the New York Times bestselling author of two novels: Wench and Balm. *USA Today* called Wench "deeply moving" and "beautifully written." *People* called it "a devastatingly bea

  perkinsv@american.edu

  (202) 885-2978

Rachel Louise Snyder Professor CAS - Literature

Rachel Louise Snyder is the author of the nonfiction books Fugitive Denim: A Moving Story of People and Pants in the Borderless World of Global Trade and No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About D

  (202) 885-8955

Selected Faculty Books