Jennifer L. Conrad

Position title: Teaching Faculty

Pronouns: She/her/hers



Helen C. White, Rm. 6127

Research Interests

Composition pedagogy, writing center studies, 20th-century and contemporary literature and visual art, animal studies, medical humanities, translation and translation theory, creative writing

Degrees and Institutions

  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MFA, American University

Recent Publications


A World in Which (Terrapin Books, 2024)

A Cartography of Birds (Louisiana State University Press, 2002)


Recovery (Texas Review Press), winner of the 2022 Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize

Not If But When (Salt Hill), winner of the third annual Dead Lake Chapbook Competition

Selected Publications

“Poem in Which I Am Not Sorry” | Diode
“Entering the Prayer” | Jellyfish
“Poem in Which the Season Turns on Its Hinge” | Josephine Quarterly
“Poem in Which We Count the Weeks Backward” | Boxcar Poetry Review
“Prologue, or First Things Last” | Birdcoat Quarterly

Courses Taught

Courses taught include English 204 (Studies in Writing, Rhetoric and Literacy); English 307 (Creative Writing: Fiction & Poetry Workshop); and English 100 (Introduction to College Composition)