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Department of English Language and Literature


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Liz Countryman

Assistant Professor
Department of English Language and Literature

Email: countrym@mailbox.sc.edu
Office: HUO 221
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Education 

PhD, University of Houston, 2012
MFA, University of Maryland, 2006

Areas of Specialization 

• Creative Writing
• Contemporary poetry

Recently Taught Courses 

ENGL 286       Poetry
ENGL 360       Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 460       Advanced Writing

Selected Publications 

BOOKS
   A Forest Almost, Subito Press, 2017

SELECTED RECENT AND FORTHCOMING JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
   “Forest” – The Kenyon Review (forthcoming)
   “100 Overlook Terrace,” “35 Crossbrook Road” – Miracle Monocle (2017)
   “Remembering NYC as an Animal” – Bennington Review (2016)
   “Subway Ride, Spring 2002” – Poetry (2016)
   “The End is Always Sudden” – American Poetry Review (2016)
   “Cave” – The Offing (2015)
   “You Are in a Lake” – AGNI (2015)
   “Fireworks Phobia Formation” – The Volta (2015)
   “Fort Tryon” – Third Coast (2015)
   “Gray Area” – Boston Review (2014)
   “Softness Bats” – Columbia Poetry Review (2013)
   “Why the City Is a Dog” – Phantom (2013)
   “Illumination After a Swim in Texas” – Hayden’s Ferry Review (2010)
   “Another Neighborhood” – Washington Square (2010)

Other Information 

Editor (with Samuel Amadon) of Oversound, a poetry journal:  (www.oversoundpoetry.com)