Theresa Williams

Theresa Ann Aleshire Williams 

Senior Lecturer

419 East Hall

Degrees and Institutions

MFA Creative Writing (Fiction), Bowling Green State University
M.A. English, East Carolina University
B.A. English and Studio Art, East Carolina University

Area: Creative Writing, Literature

Research Interests: Comics/Graphic Novels, Outsider Art, haiku and haibun

Courses Taught

Native American Literature
Response to Literature
Fiction Workshop
Imaginative Writing
Poetry Workshop
Graphic Novel Workshop
Modern and Contemporary Fiction
Modern and Contemporary Poetry

Select Publications 

Short story, "The Full Eighty-Eight," The Sun Magazine

“Last Requests.” The Dialogist. October 2015.

“A Long-Ago Encounter with a Man Who I Just Found Out by Internet Has Been Dead Since 2006.”  Damselfly Press. October 2015

“A Poem Made Up of Words that Go Through My Mind on an Amost Daily Basis Now that He’s Gone.” The Grief Diaries. July 2015

“xxviii, learning aid.” New Poetry from the Midwest. Anthology, Spring 2015

“torch.”  District.
Nominated for Best of the Net, 2013.

“underneath.”  District.

“the ice house.”  Midwestern Gothic

“arena.” Northwind

“remote control.”  qarrtsiluni

“ash.” Otis Nebula.  

“ordet” Great Weather for Media. Anthology.

“In an Experiment Gone Wrong, Rainer Maria Rilke is Turned into a Werewolf.” Cactus Heart.

“anything i wanted.” Marco Polo Arts Magazine.

“wintertalk.” DMQ Review.

“learning aid.” Apple Valley Review.
Nominated for BEST OF THE NET.

“van gogh.” Weave.  

“like reading bruno schulz.” the new poet

“unexpectedly alone.” lingerpost.

“hermitary.” Peripheral Surveys

"In the Heart of 'In the Heart of the Heart of the Country.'" qarrtsilunli. April 2012

"mise en scene." Liquid Imagination

"18 july." Twelve Stories.

"the living dead." Twelve Stories.

"bird meditation, 17 september." Thrush.

"millions of eyes, henning." with artwork. Ink, Sweat, and Tears.

"behold the minotaur." with artwork. qarrtsiluni

"the book of ann." with artwork. Rufous City Review.

Work In Progress

Experimental work consisting of letters, poems, stories, comics, and etc.
Graphic Novel Hybrid: Tales from the Great Black Swamp.

Contributing editor to Talking Writing.