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Scott Hightower

Scott Hightower

Part-time Faculty
B.A. English, University of Texas, Austin, 1973
M.Ed., Antioch College, 1977
M.F.A., Columbia University, 1994

Besides being the author of five collections of award-winning poetry, Scott Hightower has had his poems and reviews appear regularly in journals throughout the country. In 2008, his translations from Spanish garnered a Barnstone Translation Prize. He has received a residency from Valparaiso, Mojácar, Spain; the 2004 Copper Canyon Press Hayden Carruth Award for New and Emerging Poets; an Academy of American Poets University Prize (while attending Columbia); and multiple Pushcart Prize nominations. His fundamental interest is the practice of writing intrinsic to all genres: literary journalism, poetry, creative nonfiction, fiction; and its pedagogy.

 

Contact Information

Scott Hightower

Part-time Faculty
shightower@nyc.rr.com
1 Wash Pl, Room 620

 

Office Hours
Friday (1:45-2:45 by appt)

Courses

2015 Spring

The Art and Craft of Poetry
Fri 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

2014 Spring

The Art and Craft of Poetry
Fri 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

2014 Fall

Advanced Poetry Writing
Fri 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

2013 Spring

The Art and Craft of Poetry
Fri 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

2013 Fall

Advanced Poetry Writing
Fri 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

Research and Teaching Interests

writing, poetry, non-fiction, translation, comparative literary studies, prosody and poetics

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