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Bonnie Emerick

Bonnie Emerick is on the English Department faculty at Western State College in Gunnison, CO. She holds an MFA from Colorado State University and a bachelor's in magazine journalism from Ohio University.

Academic Credentials
Lecturer in English. M.F.A., Colorado State University; B.S., magna cum laude, Ohio University.

Writing / Scholarship

  • “Dearly, Framed” (poetry). Cold-Drill. forthcoming
  • “An S Alphabet” (poetry). the tiny. 2007
  • “State the Case Against One Self” (poetry). Interim. 2006
  • “Weather & One Is Blamed” (poetry). Interim. 2006
  • “Story of Any Hunter” (poetry). Quarter After Eight. 2006
  • “Inward to Blackout” (poetry). Diner. 2006
  • “if the ifs would have been still” (poetry). Square One. 2005
  • “romancing an otherside” (poetry). So To Speak. 2004
  • “Living Near” (poetry). Curbside Review. November 2004
  • “[  the inlet  ]” (poetry). Curbside Review. November 2004
  • “Body Crystal” (poetry). Rive Gauche. Fall 2004
  • “You Can’t Read This” (poetry). Rive Gauche. Fall 2004
  • “The Jitter Wears Off” (poetry). Offerings. Third Quarter 2003

Readings & Conference Presentations

  • Adam’s Bookstore ▪ Public Reading ▪ Brooklyn, NY ▪ 2006
  • La Negrita ▪ DiVerse City Reading Series ▪ Harlem, NY ▪ 2006
  • “Essay on An Essay in Asterisks: Jena Osman’s Textual Multiplicities” ▪
    Graduate Conference in Literary Criticism ▪ Colorado State University ▪ 2005
  • University of Denver ▪ 4x4 Public Reading ▪ Denver, CO ▪ 2005
  • Colorado State University MFA Thesis Reading ▪ Fort Collins, CO ▪ 2004
  • Oak Street Cafe ▪ Public Reading ▪ Fort Collins, CO ▪ 2003       

Awards

  • The Stephen Reid Award for Excellence in Teaching ▪ Colorado State University ▪ 2005
  • Academy of American Poets ▪ Honorable Mention ▪ Colorado State University ▪ 2005
  • AWP Intro. Journals Award ▪ Nominee ▪ Colorado State University ▪ 2004

Teaching Experience

  • Western State College of Colorado, Gunnison, CO, 2007-present
  • Villa Julie College, Baltimore, MD, 2007
  • York College-CUNY, Queens, NY, 2006
  • LIM College, New York, NY, 2006
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2002-2005

Editorial Experience

  • 2006 -- Freelance Editor, Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, New York, NY
  • 2005 -- Bookstore Staff, Matter / Wolverine Farm Publishing, Fort Collins, CO
  • 2003-2004 -- Advisor to A literary magazine, Associate Editor to The Colorado Review, Writer for The Freestone, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • 2003 -- Graphic Designer, Trees, Water, & People, Fort Collins, CO
  • 2001-2002 -- Copy Editor for The Filter, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
  • 2000-2001 -- Copy Editor, Asset Alternatives, Wellesley, MA

Last updated

April 7, 2008