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  • Polly Buckingham
    Polly Buckingham
    Senior Lecturer
    Patterson Hall 203N
    Phone: 509.359.6022


    Fiction writing, Composition, Poetry writing. Areas of interest include: modern, contemporary and international fiction and poetry; speculative fiction; Southern fiction.


    Polly Buckingham is the editor of StringTown, a Northwest magazine of creative writing, and of StringTown Press, publishing new Northwest authors. Polly has been teaching at Eastern since 1999. In addition to teaching, she has worked as an editor, independent bookseller, transcriptionist, ghost writer, abridger, fisher person and deckhand. Her fiction and poetry appear in national literary magazines.

    Recent Publications

    Literary Review
    New Orleans ReviewNorth American ReviewTampa Review

    Courses Taught

    Fundamentals of English Composition
    College Composition: Exposition and Argumentation
    College Composition: Analysis, Research and Documentation
    Introduction to Fiction
    Introduction to Literature
    Introduction to Creative Writing
    Advanced Creative Writing-Poetry
    Advanced Creative Writing-Short Story

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