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Faculty Directory » Steven Edwards

English Studies

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Please email Dr. Edwards to schedule an appointment.

Office Information:

Room Number: Miller Hall G06 C
Phone: 978.665.3997

Courses Taught:

Writing I (ENGL 1100)
Writing II (ENGL 1200)
Editing and Publishing (ENGL 2810)
Fiction Writing (ENGL 3510)
Nonfiction Writing (ENGL 3890)
Environmental Writing


Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.F.A., Purdue University

Research Interests:

Literature and the Environment
Contemporary American Literature
Creative Writing Pedagogy

Current Projects:

"Birds and Snakes and Airplanes," a novel
The Good Men Project
A nonfiction book about my grandfather’s appearance on the cover of LIFE Magazine in 1942.

Representative Publications:


Edwards, S. (2010). Breaking Into the Backcountry. University of Nebraska Press.

Essays/Short Stories

Edwards, S. (2011). “Daily Bread.” Electric Literature.

Edwards, S. (2014). “One Giant Cliché.” The Rumpus.

Professional Affiliations:

AWP - Association of Writers and Writing Programs
ASLE - Association for the Study of Literature and Environment