• Basic Information
  • Awards & Honors
  • Publications
  • Areas of Interest
Meg Gannon Portrait

Megan Gannon

Associate Professor of English

[email protected]
920-748-8725
Office: West 207

Basic Information

Education

  • Ph.D. in English, University of Nebraska (2012)
  • M.F.A. in Creative Writing-Poetry, University of Montana (2002)
  • B.A. in English, Vassar College (1998)

 

Courses Taught

  • CTL 110: Fairy Tales and Contemporary Retellings
  • ENG 200: Canonical Texts, Contemporary Retellings
  • ENG 211: Creative Writing: Poetry
  • ENG 213: Creative Writing: Fiction
  • ENG 220: World Poetry
  • ENG 243: Women's Literature
  • ENG 260: Coming of Age in Multicultural America
  • ENG 310: Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry
  • ENG 312: Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction
  • ENG 340: Major Author Virginia Woolf

Personal Website: http://www.megangannon.com/

Awards & Honors

  • Academy of American Poets Award—Second Place; University of Nebraska; 2011, 2012
  • Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students; University of Nebraska; 2011
  • Vreeland Award (in Poetry); University of Nebraska; 2009
  • Susan Atefat Fellowship (in Poetry); University of Nebraska; 2008
  • Karen Dunning Creative Activity Graduate Award (in Poetry); University of Nebraska; 2008
  • Othmer Fellowship; University of Nebraska; 2007-2010
  • Teaching Assistantship; University of Nebraska; 2007-2012
  • Arizona Commission on the Arts Writer’s Fellowship; 2003
  • Academy of American Poets Prize; University of Montana; 2002
  • Poetry Teaching Fellowship; University of Montana; 2001
  • Teaching Assistantship; University of Montana; 2000-2002
  • Beatrice Daw Brown Poetry Prize; Vassar College; 1998
  • Deanne Beach Stoneham Prize for Poetry; Vassar College; 1997

Publications

Books:

  • White Nightgown, (a poetry collection, ) Apprentice House, 2014
  • Cumberland, (a novel,) Apprentice House, 2014
  • The Witch’s Index, (a poetry chapbook,) Sweet Publications, 2012
  • I, NE (a collaborative poetry chapbook,) Small Fires Press, 2009

Anthologies:

  • Boulevard, "Dispatch From a Viral Video," Spring 2017
  • The Untidy Season; An Anthology of Nebraska Women Poets (Backwaters Press, 2013): “Weather,” “Daphne Digging In,” “Dungeness,” “The Dead, Dreaming”
  • Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013): “Attic Spell”
  • The Best American Poetry 2006 (Scribner, 2006): “List of First Lines”
  • Step Lightly: Poems for the Journey (Harcourt Brace, 1998): “Song”

Journal Publications:

  • The Hudson Review, Fall 2020: "Dispatch from a Rusty Railroad Spike" and "Dispatch from the Storm Warning"
  • Crazyhorse, Fall 2018: "Crazyhorse"
  • Barrow Street, Fall 2018: "Dispatch from a Petit Prelude".
  • South Dakota Review, Winter 2011: “Attic Spell,” “Spell Against the Unthinkable,”“Wasting Spell,” “Hearing Spell”
  • Third Coast, Spring 2010: “Casting”
  • River Styx, Spring 2010: “Spell to Weather February”
  • Phoebe, Spring 2010: “Spell Against Aphasia,” “Spell Against Aphonia,” “Spell to Reconcile Warring Wills”
  • Sweet: A Literary Confection, Issue 2.1, September 2009: “History,” “You Were Not There,” Vows”
  • Cimarron Review, Spring 2009: “Letter to Dickinson”
  • Notre Dame Review, Winter/Spring 2009: “The Names of Birds,” “Etymology of Evening”
  • Verse Daily, December 17, 2008: “First Defense”
  • Poetry Kanto (Japan), No. 24; 2009: “First Defense,” “First Excuse,” “Well Water,” “Monologue”
  • Sonora Review, Fall 2008: “Myth”
  • International Feminist Journal of Politics (UK), Vol. 9, No. 4; 2007: “Handwriting”
  • Crazyhorse, Fall 2007: “Deep Sea,” “Definition,”
  • The Louisville Review, Fall 2007: “Objective,” “Sonnet”
  • Pleiades, Vol. 27, No. 2; Fall 2007: “Atlantean”
  • Poetry Daily, March 2, 2007: “She Wearies of Wise Children”
  • Gulf Coast, Winter/Spring 2007: “Verdigris,” “White Nightgown”
  • Third Coast, Fall 2006: “Selenographia,” “She Wearies of Wise Children”
  • Ploughshares, Winter 2006-07: “Fig”
  • Verse Daily, April 26, 2006: “Testament”
  • The Laurel Review, Winter 2005: “Testament”
  • Seneca Review, Fall 2005: “Aquifer”
  • Third Coast, Spring 2005: “List of First Lines”
  • Clackamas Literary Review, Spring 2004: “Pastoral”
  • Borderlands; Texas Poetry Review, Summer 2004:”Wintering”
  • New Orleans Review, Winter 2003:”Shade”

Personal Website:

http://www.megangannon.com/

Areas of Interest

  • Poetry
  • Fiction
  • Ethnic American literature
  • Colonial and postcolonial literatures
  • Women’s and gender studies
  • Feminist aesthetics
  • African literature
  • Japanese poetry
  • Fairy tales
  • Dystopias
  • Gothic literature
  • Dickinson studies
  • Woolf studies