Creative Writing Faculty

Jennifer Militello - Program Director/ Professor
Jennifer Militello’s first collection, Flinch of Song, won the Tupelo Press First Book Award, and her second collection, Body Thesaurus, is forthcoming from Tupelo Press. She is also author of the chapbook Anchor Chain, Open Sail. Militello has been published widely in such journals as The Kenyon Review, The New Republic, The North American Review, The Paris Review, and Ploughshares, and anthologized in Best New Poets 2008. Her work has been awarded grants and fellowships from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Writers at Work, and the Millay Colony for the Arts.


Aaron Hellem -Associate Professor
Aaron Hellem received his MFA from the Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he also served as the managing editor of theMassachusetts Review.  His short fiction has appeared inNew Ohio Review, Wisconsin Review, Gettysburg Review, and the Massachusetts Review.





Pam Bernard - Adjunct Professor
Pam Bernard, a poet, painter, editor, and adjunct professor, received an MFA in Creative Writing from the Graduate Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, and BA from Harvard University in History of Art. Her awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, two Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowships, the Grolier Prize in Poetry, and a MacDowell Fellowship. She has published three full length collections of poems, the latest of which is a series of poetic narratives about the Great War, entitled Blood Garden: An Elegy for Raymond.


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