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Jennifer Stockdale

Lecturer in English


Creative Writing


Courses Taught

CWR 100: College Writing

ENG 135: Creative Writing

ENG 111: Professional Writing

ENG 369: Professional Writing in the Digital Age

ENG 265: Muggles & Magic: Reading Rowling & Dahl


Now Puppy Teeth (small chapbook) published by What to Us (Press), 2012


“‘A Voice to Make Tangible My Obsession’: Affective Language & Corporeal Chatter” in Action, Yes Quarterly, 2012

Selected Poetry

“To Live Among the Mice,” “That Protruding Hernia,” and “Let’s Get Down to Business,” in 1913: A Journal of Forms, 2013

“The Light Bulb Effect” in Jubilat, 2013

“‘A Voice to Make Tangible My Obsession’: Affective Language & Corporeal Chatter” (essay) in Action, Yes Quarterly, 2012

“Double Down” (collaboration with Monica Mody) in Horse Less Review, 2012

“Psychosomatic Babies” in Rabbit Catastrophe, 2011

“Matt & Lucy” and “I Love You So Much” in The Carolina Quarterly, 2011

“I Could Crawl In,” and “If You Like It, Then You Better Put a Ring on It” in Alice Blue (online), 2011

“When I Finish My Fat Suit” in Hot Metal Bridge (online), 2009

“Pillaging Our (Old) Homes after the Move-in” in Salt Hill, 2008

Awards and Honors

Semifinalist for 2012 Madeleine P. Plonsker Prize, Lake Forest College

2011 Gernes Community Outreach Award, University of Notre Dame

2011 La Vie de Boheme Award for Literary Excellence, University of Notre Dame

2007 Graduate Creative Writing Prize (Poetry), Miami University

2005 Stephen R. Donaldson Prize for Senior Independent Study, College of Wooster

2005 Ralph L. Kinsey Poetry Award, College of Wooster

2005 Academy of American Poets College Prize, College of Wooster

Talks and Posters

Caritas Veritas Symposium, Dominican University, September 29, 2015
Presented a paper titled “Empathy and Self-Interrogation” on “Working Community” panel

&Now Literary Festival, University of Colorado, September 26-28, 2013
Presented a paper titled “People of Paper: Metatextuality and Materiality in Contemporary Experimental Fiction” on “Critical Transgressions” panel

The Open Light: A Celebration of Poets, University of Notre Dame, March 29-31, 2010
Co-presented a paper titled “The Authority of Artifice in Jenny Boully’s The Body”

The End, Indiana University, March 25-27, 2010
Read poetry on a panel titled “We Pick at Scabs—It’s Fancy: The Limits of Poetry”