Creative Writing

Photo of Anne Gisleson Anne Gisleson Department Chair
(504) 940-2822

Anne Gisleson is the author of The Futilitarians (Little, Brown) and her writing has appeared in The AtlanticThe Los Angeles Times, The Oxford AmericanThe Believer and many other publications. Her work has been selected for inclusion in anthologies such as Best American Non-Required ReadingBest Music WritingLife in the Wake, and others.…

Photo of Anya Groner Anya Groner Creative Writing Faculty

Anya Groner’s essays and stories can be read in magazines including The Atlantic, The Oxford American, The New York Times, and Orion Magazine. Her writing has been recognized by Best American Short Stories, Best American Travel Writing and Best American Science Writing and she’s been awarded grants from Studio in the Woods, The Virginia Center for Creative Arts and the Louisiana Board of Regents.…

Photo of Elizabeth Gross Elizabeth Gross Creative Writing Faculty

Elizabeth Gross is the author of this body/that lightning show, selected by Jericho Brown for the Hilary Tham Capital Collection of The Word Works Press (2019) and DEAR ESCAPE ARTIST, ARTIST, a chapbook in collaboration with artist Sara White (Antenna 2016). Their poem, “Ghazal at the end of the world”, was selected by Beth Ann Fennelly as the Poetry Contest Winner for the Words and Music Festival in 2020 and appeared in the Peauxdunque Review. …

Photo of Andy Young Andy Young Creative Writing Faculty
(504) 940-2819

Andy Young is the author of four chapbooks, including John Swenson Dynamicron, forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press, and a full-length poetry collection, All Night It Is Morning (Diálogos Press, 2014). Her poems, essays, and translations have been published in places such as Prairie Schooner, Southern Humanities Review, Ecotone, and the Norton anthology Language for a New Century.…

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