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English and Creative Writing

Joshua Corey

Joshua Corey

Professor of English
Chair of Print and Digital Publishing

English and Creative Writing


Creative Writing
Modern and Contemporary Poetry
Environmental Literature
American Literature
Anglo-American Modernism
Literary Theory


PhD Cornell University
MFA University of Montana
MA University of Montana
BA Vassar College

Courses Taught

English 440 Advanced Writing Seminar
English/Environmental Studies 367 Environmental Writing
English 361 Creative Writing - Poetry
English 332 Modern Poetry
English 321 Modern Fiction
English 266 Reading the American Graphic Novel
English 264 The Beat Generation
English 244 Writing Science Fiction
English 245 Novel Writing Boot Camp
English 204 Nineteenth-Century American Literature
English 135 Introduction to Creative Writing
English 110 Introduction to Literary Study


Hannah and the Master. Author. Ahsahta Press, 2019.
The Transcendental Circuit: Otherworlds of Poetry. Author. MadHat Press, 2018.
Partisan of Things. Co-translator, with Jean-Luc Garneau. Kenning Editions, 2016.
Redrum Natura. Author. Goodmorning Menagerie, 2015.
The Barons. Author. Omnidawn Publishing, 2014.
Beautiful Soul: An American Elegy. Author. Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2014.
The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral. Co-editor, with G.C. Waldrep. Ahsahta Press, 2012.
Severance Songs. Author. Tupelo Press, 2011.
Fourier Series. Author. Spineless Books, 2005.
Selah. Author. Barrow Street Press, 2003.

Selected Articles and Essays

“Robert Duncan’s Visionary Ecology.” Paideuma 40 (2013).

“Tansy City: Charles Olson and the Prospects for Avant-Pastoral.” Comparative American Studies 7.2 (June 2009): 111-27.

“Notes toward the Postmodern Baroque,” Action, Yes Online Quarterly (2007):

“Richard Hugo’s Constructivist Moment,” Poetry Debates & Manifestos at The Academy of American Poets (24 Jan 2005):

 “Ronald Johnson: The Earth from Space,” Octopus Magazine 3 (Summer 2004):

“Notes toward the Dramatic Lyric,” sidereality 2.2 (April-June 2003)

Awards and Honors

Gustav E. Beerly, Jr. Endowed Assistant Professorship, 20102013.
Poet in Residence, University of Illinois  Chicago, 2009.
Dorset Prize, Tupelo Press, 2008.
Martin Sampson Teaching Award, Cornell University, 2007.
Pavement Saw Press Chapbook Award, Pavement Saw Press, 2005.
Fitzpatrick-O’Dinn Award, Spineless Books, 2004.
Barrow Street Book Contest Winner, Barrow Street Press, 2002.
Stegner Fellowship, Stanford University, 19992001.