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Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet
Rebecca Cook’s novel, Click, was published in 2014 by New Rivers Press. She has published two books of poems, I Will Not Give Over, (Aldrich Press, 2013) and The Terrible Baby (Dancing Girl Press, 2006). She writes poetry, short stories, novels, and essays in just about any form—lyric essays, cross-genre experimental work, memoir, and many in-between hard-to-define forms. Her work has been published in journals such as The Georgia Review, The New England Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Antioch Review, The Nervous Breakdown, The Rumpus, Atticus Journal, Northwest Review, Plume, theNewerYork, and many other places in print and around the web. She has taught creative writing for over twelve years and loves to work with students, whether privately or in workshops. If you would like to work with her privately, or have her come and teach a class, give a reading, or host a workshop, you can reach her here: firstname.lastname@example.org
He is the author of ten books of poems including Resonance ( 2010) (Eric Hoffer Award), Half Lives: Petrarchan Poems (2004) and Unauthorized Autobiography: New and Selected Poems (2003). He has also published two books of translations, Last Voyage: The Poems of Giovanni Pascoli from Italian (2010) and Alexandar Persolja's Journey of the Sun from Slovene (2008). He is also the author of two critical books, Acts of Mind: Conversations with American Poets (Choice Award) and Dismantling Time in Contemporary Poetry (Agee Award Winner), and has edited two anthologies of Slovene poetry, as well as the journal Poetry Miscellany. His work has been translated into fifteen languages and has appeared in The Best American Poems, among other collections.
Chad is author of three collections of poetry, and co-editor of two anthologies. He has served in various editorial capacities for The Chattahoochee Review, Five Points, The GSU Review (now New South), and The Pedestal Magazine. A graduate of Baylor's George Truett Seminary, Chad has advocated for young children and youth in his communities in a number of educational and speaking capacities for over 15 years. He is a graduate of Georgia State University's Ph.D. program in Creative Writing, and during his time in Atlanta founded the Terminus Magazine literary arts organization. Chad has taught creative writing, composition and literature at Georgia State University, Georgia Perimeter College, Lee University, and currently Dalton State College. He currently leads writing workshops with the UT-C Meacham Writers' Workshop, hosts readings for regional authors at Rock Point Books, and leads free workshops on creativity, writing and publishing in the Chattanooga and Atlanta areas.
For 2013-2014 I was the inaugural U.C. Foundation Visiting Scholar/Writer at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga. I will serve as the UTC visiting writer again for 2014-2015. Current works-in-progress are a novel and a book-length memoir as well as short fiction and essays.