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Center for Writers

Center for Writers Faculty

The Limits of Our Affection...

There are none. We tend to dote on our students. We live and die with your successes and (rare) failures. We want to see you prosper. We want to see you writing, sending work out, receiving acceptance notes, publishing. This is what writers do—write and publish. Pretty much everything we do is aimed at helping you become the artist you are capable of becoming.

Michael Aderibigbe

Dr. Michael Aderibigbe

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise:  

Poetry Writing; Hybrid Literature; Creative Nonfiction; Black Studies


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Dr. Angela Ball 


Areas of Expertise:  

Poetry Writing; Contemporary and Modern Literature; World Literature

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Dr. Joshua Bernstein

Associate Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator for English

Areas of Expertise: 

Creative Writing – Prose; British Modernism; Joseph Conrad

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Dr. Olivia Clare Friedman

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise:

Creative Writing - Fiction, Creative Writing - Poetry

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Dr. Adam Clay

Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Writers

Areas of Expertise:  

Creative Writing - Poetry; Contemporary American Poetry; Editing and Publishing

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Dr. Monika Gehlawat 

Professor and Associate Director of the School of Humanities

Areas of Expertise:  

Modern and Contemporary Literature, Visual Art, Critical Theory


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Center for Writers

347 Liberal Arts Building (LAB)
118 College Dr. #5144
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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