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 SARA VEGLAHN

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Literature and Creative Writing, University of Denver, 2009

M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2005

B.A., English, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1996

 

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION AND RESEARCH/ TEACHING INTERESTS

Creative Writing

British & American Modernism

Contemporary Literature

Virginia Woolf

Samuel Beckett

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Naropa University, Dept. of Writing and Poetics. Boulder, CO:  2008-present

Graduate Courses:

MFA Final Thesis Advisor/Reader

Poetry Workshop, “The Practice of Poetry”

Creative Reading & Writing, “Investigating Form”

Prose Workshop, “Memoir/Anti-memoir”

Poetics Seminar, “Film Poetics”

Graduate and Undergraduate Courses:

Creative Nonfiction,  “The Art of the Essay”

Literature Seminar, “Women’s Literature”

Undergraduate Courses:

Poetry Workshop, “Extending Voice: The Long Poem”

Fiction Workshop, “Innovative Fiction”

Fiction Workshop,  “Navigations in Narrative”

Fiction Workshop, “Introduction to Fiction Writing”

Performance (Music Department), “Sound/Theatre/Text” (Team taught)

 

Metropolitan State College of Denver, Dept. of English, Denver, CO, 2009-2013

Undergraduate Courses:

Literature, “Introduction to Fiction”

Creative Writing, “Fiction Workshop”

Freshman Composition, “The Essay”

Freshman Composition, “Analysis, Research & Documentation”

 

Regis University, Department of English. Denver, CO.  2011-present

Undergraduate Courses:

Literature, “Literature Matters” (Introduction to poetry, fiction, and drama)

 

Summer Writing Program, Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics Naropa University. Boulder, Colorado. 2011-present

MFA Class, Lecture, and Reading

 

The Women’s College, University of Denver. Denver, CO. 2010-2011

Literature, “Major Figures of Modernism: Literature, Art, and Music”

Literature, “The Short Story”

Academic Writing, “Critical Reading and Writing”

 

Lighthouse Writers’ Workshop. Denver, CO.  Summer 2009

Creative Writing Seminar, “Writing with a Net”

 

University of Denver, English Department. Denver, CO 2005-2009

Undergraduate Courses:

Creative Writing,”Intermediate Fiction Workshop  

Creative Writing, “Introduction to Creative Writing”

Creative Expression, “The Writer’s Voice”

Freshman Writing, “Reading & Writing about Literature”

Freshman Writing, “Argument & Research”

Freshman Writing, “Critical Reading & Writing”

 

University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Dept. of English. Amherst, MA. 2002-2005

Undergraduate Courses:

Creative Writing, “Introduction to Creative Writing”

Freshman Writing I, “Academic Writing”

Intro to the Arts, “The Lively Arts” (Music Department)

 

PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

The Mayflies. Detroit, MI: Dzanc Books, April 2014. Print. (novel)

Editing Woolf, Woolf Editing: Selected Papers from the Eighteenth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. Eds. Eleanor McNees and Sara Veglahn. Clemson, SC: Clemson U Digital P, 2009.

CHAPBOOKS

The Ladies (an excerpt). New York: New Herring Press, 2013. Print.

Another Random Heart. Chicago: Letter Machine Editions, 2009. (Reprint) Print.

Closed Histories. Mesilla Park, NM: Noemi P, 2008. Print.

That We Come to a Consensus. Brooklyn: Ugly Duckling P, 2006. Print.

Falling Forward. Northampton, MA: Braincase P, 2003. Print.

Another Random Heart. Studio City, CA: Margin to Margin, 2002. Print.

ANTHOLOGIES

from The Mayflies.” A SH Anthology. Eds. JenMarie Davis and Travis McDonald. Santa Fe: Fact-Simile Editions, 2009. Print.

“Reading Lady.” Poets on Painters. Eds. Katie Geha and Travis Nichols. Wichita, KS: Ulrich Museum of Art, 2007. 89-90. Print.

“Wicked,” “Away.” DC Poetry Anthology.  dcpoetry.com. 2005. Web.

FICTION IN LITERARY JOURNALS

from The Ladies.” Caketrain. 11 (2014). Print

from The Ladies.” Bombay Gin. 37.2 (2011). Print.

from The Ladies.” Peacock Online Review. 2 (2010): n. page. Web.

from The Ladies.” Titmouse Magazine. 1 (2010). Print.

from The Mayflies.” Web Conjunctions. 5.23.10. n. page. Web.

from The Mayflies.” 1913, a journal of forms. 4 (2009) 62-63. Print.

from The Mayflies.” Tarpaulin Sky. 2 (2009). 33-40. Print.

from The Mayflies.” Bombay Gin 34.4 (2009). 55-62. Print.

from The Mayflies.” Thuggery and Grace. 5 (2008). 15-20. Print.

from The Mayflies.” Trickhouse. 1 (2008): n. page. Web.

“Birth Story,” “The Spirit of the Beehive (3),” “History Lessons.” Octopus. 10 (2008): n. page. Web.

“Flood Year.” Copper Nickel 8 (2007): 63-69. Print.

“And an Empty Black Expanse of Eternity,” “And the Plane Never Takes Flight.” Sleepingfish: 0.9375 (2007): 99-100. Print.

The Winter of Ingmar Bergman.” Little Red Leaves. 1 (2006): n. page. Web.  

“Two Fictions.” Conjunctions. 44 (2005) 97-107. Print.

POEMS IN LITERARY JOURNALS

 Assemblage,” “The Spirit of the Beehive (1),” “And I Can’t Arouse Suspicion.” Parcel. 1 (2007): n. page. Web.

“Tomorrow Morning, Suspended Life,” “Over the Ocean,” “from a Book of Acts: An Act of Geography.” Coconut. 8 (2007): n. page. Web.

Fallout,” Glitterpony. 1 (2006): n. page. Web.

“Hum,” “Engagement,” Fairy Tale Review. 1 (2005) 17-19. Print.

“Accident Prone,” POM2. 3 (2005) 10. Print.

“You are Nova Scotia,” 580 Split. 6 (2004) 19. Print.

Chinese Water Python and Other Kinds of Snakes,” Fence. 7.1 (2004) 112. Print.

from Heat Lightning,” Bling Bling: 1 (2004) 4-6. Print.

An initial slowing down,” Free Verse. 6 (2004): n. page. Web.

“4 from Another Random Heart.” Word for/Word. 3 (2003): n. page. Web.  

“In situ,” “Act of Contrition,” CARVE. 1 (2003) 12-13. Print.

“2 from Another Random Heart,” 26.  2 (2003) 16-17. Print.

REVIEWS/ESSAYS

“On Mairead Case’s See You in the Morning.” Full-Stop. December 2015. Web.

PERFORMANCE

The Mayflies.  Excerpt featured in Mark McCoin’s multimedia performance, “Gifts from Unknown Islands,” ATLAS Institute, Black Box Studio, University of Colorado at Boulder, November 20-21, 2009.  

INTERVIEWS

Interview with Sara Veglahn. Selah Saterstrom. Full StopNovember 2015. Web.

Interview with Sara Veglahn. Rachel Cole. Zing Magazine. August 2011. Web.

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

Co-editor (with Eleanor McNees) :  Editing Woolf, Woolf Editing: Selected Papers from the Eighteenth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. Clemson, SC: Clemson U Digital P, 2009.

Associate Editor: Denver Quarterly. 2007-2009

Assistant Editor: Denver Quarterly. 2006-2007

Editorial Assistant: Denver Quarterly. 2005-2006

Poetry Editor:  Art New England. 2004-2005

 SERVICE

Conference Planning Committee: 18th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf: Woolf Editing, Editing Woolf, University of Denver, June 19-22, 2008.

HONORS AND AWARDS

 Delaney Fellowship in Fiction, University of Massachusetts-Amherst. 2005. Judge: Lydia Davis

LECTURES, CONFERENCES, AND PANELS

Lecture. Naropa University, Summer Writing Program, Boulder, CO, July 1, 2013. Title: “Form and Uncertainty: Echoes of Modernism”

Lecture. Naropa University, Summer Writing Program, Boulder, CO, July 3, 2012. Title: “Language as Performance: An exploration of narrative and form.”

Lecture. Naropa University, Summer Writing Program, Boulder, CO, June 27, 2011. Title: “What Happened? What Happens Next? Dreams, Memory, and the Sentence”

Panel. Publishing Practicum. Naropa University, Boulder, CO. September 27, 2009.

Panel. Literary Magazines. Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop, Tattered Cover, Denver, CO. April 11, 2009.

Paper. 18th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf: Woolf Editing, Editing Woolf, University of Denver. June 19-22, 2008. Paper: “Representing Reality: Virginia Woolf’s ‘New Prose’ and the Question of Genre.”

Panel.Literary Magazines. Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop, Tattered Cover, Denver, CO. March 22, 2008.

Panel. Literary Magazines. Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop, Tattered Cover, Denver, CO. July 15, 2007.

SELECTED READINGS: 2003-present

Summer Writing Program Reading, Naropa University, Boulder, CO, July 2015

Summer Writing Program Reading, Naropa University, Boulder, CO, July 2013

Summer Writing Program Reading, Naropa University, Boulder, CO, July 2012

Summer Writing Program Reading, Naropa University, Boulder, CO, June 2011

Dikeou Collection Reading Series, Denver, CO, January 2011

Summer Writing Program Reading, Naropa University, Boulder, CO, July 2010

Colorado Writers Reading, Mercury Café, AWP Convention, Denver, April 2010

Rabbit Light Live, Chicago, IL, February 2009

Naropa University Resident Faculty Reading, Boulder, CO, September 2008

Sleepingfish Release, Denver, CO, May 2007

Ulrich Museum of Art, Poets on Painters Release, Wichita, KS, April 2007

Pegasus Books, Berkeley, CA, April 2006

Segue Reading Series, Bowery Poetry Club, New York City, April 2005

In Your Ear Reading Series, Washington DC, April 2005

“50 at MIT”, Cambridge, MA, April 2003

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