Kathryn Winograd, poet and essayist, is the author of Phantom Canyon: Essays of Reclamation, finalist for the Foreward Review Book of the Year in Creative Nonfiction, Air into Breath, a 2002 Colorado Book Award Winner in Poetry (Ashland Poetry Press, 2002), Stepping Sideways Into Poetry (Scholastic, Inc), a classroom resource book for K12 teachers, and co-author of two books on online learning and teaching, published by McGraw Hill. Winograd received her Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Denver, and a M.F.A. from the University of Iowa. A full-time faculty member, she created the AA degree with a Creative Writing Course of Study degree and directed the ACC Writers Studio, a literary organization for community and students, for 12 years and is now the chair of the English department. Her poetry, essays and creative nonfiction have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize three times, noted in The Best American Essays, and have appeared in numerous national literary journals and magazines such as The New Yorker, TriQuarterly, The Denver Quarterly, River Teeth, Fourth Genre and Hotel Amerika. She was recently featured in AWP's In The Spotlight.
Andrea Clark Mason's work has appeared in Outside Magazine, The Gettysburg Review, High Country News, High Desert
Journal, Weber: the Contemporary West, Permafrost and elsewhere. She has received grants and awards from The Sacatar Foundation, Everglades National Park, Centrum Arts and Creative Education, and The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation. She has an M.F.A. in creative writing from University of Idaho and a Bachelor of Arts in English literature with an emphasis in creative writing from Colgate University. She is also a graduate of the Denver Publishing Institute. She also coordinates the Journalism and Contemporary Media program at ACC and serves as the faculty advisor to ACC's online newspaper The Arapahoe Pinnacle.
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Raised in the rural foothills of the Los Angeles basin, Juliet Beckman Hubbell currently teaches Literature, Humanities and Composition at Arapahoe Community College in Colorado. Her work has appeared in Hektoen International: Journal of Medical Humanities, Workers Write, JAMA: Journal of American Medical Association, ACM: Another Chicago Magazine, and Progenitor. Her short story “Saarbrucken Witch” won the 2012 British Fantasy Society’s Short Story Contest. An avid traveler, she has visited over 28 countries and spent extended periods of time in France, Mexico and Argentina. She is currently working on an historical fiction novel set in New England.
Monica Fuglei, former Nebraska Slam Poet aficionado, recently accepted a full time job with ACCs English Department. Monica holds a master’s degree in English with specialties in American Literature and Native American Studies. A long time adjunct, she has been a treasured participant in Writers Studio, know for her red ball gowns and military commando boots. Check out Monica and her column for Concordia Online Education.
Annie Dawid left a tenured position teaching in Oregon to live in a cabin at 9100 feet in the Sangres with her toddler son and dogs ten years ago. Off the grid, she dealt with mice, annually non-functioning plumbing, a packrat, a porcupine, mice, and the opportunity to hear herself think. Two books later, she's back on the grid in Monument, teaching at ACC and trying to understand her dishwasher and automatic garage door opener. A past Colorado Voices columnist, she's taught at the Taos Summer Writers Conference and read her work in places as far-flung as Erie, Pennsylvania and the Southern Australia Writers Center. Three of her books are available through the ACC library. She is currently teaching Fiction Writing at ACC as an adjunct at ACC.
Josie Mills has been teaching English for over 20 years and recently earned a Distinguished Faculty award. She holds a Ph.D. in English with a specialty in creative writing from the University of Denver. Her poetry and essays have appeared in Rattle, Snakeskin,Talking River Review, Bitterroot, Colorado Lawyer, and Mantis, a Journal of Poetry, Criticism, and Translation and within the book Mama, Ph.D. She has judged the category of Children's Literature for the Colorado Book Awards. Josie has advised the student newspaper at Arapahoe Community College Arapahoe Avenue and has developed and led ACC's new Contemporary Journalism program.
Lindsay Lewan earned her B.A. and M.A. degrees in English, concentration Rhetoric, from Colorado State University, and her Ph.D. (English, concentration Rhetoric) is from the University of New Mexico. She has taught for thirty years and has served as Composition Coordinator and Chair of English at Arapahoe Community College. She is currently the Statewide Faculty Curriculum Council representative for Arapahoe Community College. Dr. Lewan has been awarded the "Teaching Beyond the Bounds" award by the students at ACC, and she has been recognized as a Distinguished Faculty member. She is responsible for designing the Creative Nonfiction course for the community college state system, and she has been instrumental in designing methods of assessment for the College as well as designing department assessments for the core composition courses. Dr. Lewan has presented papers at both the Colorado E-Learning Conference (formerly "Telecoop" Conference) and at the Conference on College Composition and Communication.
Jamey Trotter, Journalism Coordinator, has taught numerous sections of The Art and Craft of Writing (ENG 2500) for Metropolitan State College of Denver and also served on the selection committee for the Writes of Spring three semesters. Trotter has taught Creative Writing at Red Rocks Community College, and helped to develop the creative writing program there. Outside the classroom, Trotter was a coordinator for the "Writers on Writing" lecture series at the University of Colorado at Denver, where he also served on the selection committee for the Copper Nickel for a number of semesters. Finally, Trotter has a handful of published short stories and poems, such as in US Airways' Sky magazine and a new flash fiction anthology, The Incredible Shrinking Story.