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  • Natalie Kusz
    Natalie Kusz
    Associate Professor, Program Director
    Riverpoint One 425
    Phone: 509.359.4955

    Creative Writing and Nonfiction


    University of Alaska Fairbanks, BA in English
    University of Alaska Fairbanks, MFA in Creative Writing

    Natalie Kusz is the author of the memoir Road Song, and has published essays in Harper's, Threepenny Review, O: The Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, and other periodicals. Her work has earned, among other honors, a Whiting Writer's Award, a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from the NEA, the Bush Foundation and the Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College. A former faculty member of Bethel College and of Harvard University, she has been at Eastern since 2001.

    Recent Publications

    Ascent: "The Fat Lady's Mirror," Spring 2009
    Scoot Over, Skinny: "On Being Invisible," ©Harcourt Brace, 2005
    Real Simple: "Ready, Set, Go," December/January 2003
    Organic Style: "Homestead Act," July 2003.

    Courses Taught

    Undergraduate Writer's Workshop
    Form and Theory of Literary Nonfiction
    Nonfiction I: Ancient Roots through 19th-century
    Graduate Writer's Workshop

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