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


    Creative Writing (poetry and fiction).


    Polly Buckingham's work appears in The Gettysburg Review, The Threepenny Review, Poetry, Hanging Loose, The North American Review, The Moth, The New Orleans Review, The Chattahoochee Review, The Tampa Review, and elsewhere. She is a recipient of a Washington State Artist Trust Fellowship, author of A Year of Silence (winner of the Jeanne Leiby Memorial Chapbook Award for Fiction from the Florida Review Press), three time Flannery O'Connor finalist, and founding editor of StringTown Press. Polly teaches creative writing at Eastern Washington University and is associate director of Willow Springs Editions, Eastern's student run literary press.

    Recent Publications

    Stories and poems forthcoming in the following literary journals
    The Gettysburg Review
    Hanging Loose
    The Pembroke Review

    Courses Taught

    CRWR 515: Literary Editing and Design: Literary Publishing
    CRWR 417: Creative Writing Workshop: Poetry
    CRWR 311: Form and Theory of Fiction
    CRWR 31: Form and Theory of Poetry
    CRWR 417: Creative Writing Workshop: Fiction
    CRWR 315: Advanced Fiction
    CRWR 314: Advanced Poetry
    CRWR 210: Introduction to Creative Writing
    Engl 695B:  Internship: Teach Lit (Intro. to Lit)
    Engl 170: Introduction to Literature             
    Engl 270: Introduction to Fiction
    Engl 271: Introduction to Poetry

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