Amy Monticello, MFA

Associate Professor, English

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Program Director, Seminar for Freshmen


  • MFA, The Ohio State University
  • BA, Ithaca College

Research Interests

  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Forms of the Essay
  • First-year Writing
  • Narrative Theory



  • Close Quarters. Chapbook. Sweet Publications, 2012.
  • How to Euthanize a Horse. Arcadia Press, 2018.

Book Chapters

  • Tuscaloosa Writes This, “Communing with Cancer,” Eds. Brian Oliu and Patti White, Slash Pine Press, 2013.
  • Going Om, “Against the Pursuit of Happiness,” Ed. Melissa Carroll, Viva Editions/Cleis Press, 2014.

Selected Journal Publications, Creative Nonfiction

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Pedagogy Articles

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Courses Taught

  • CI H139 Literary Citizenship
  • ENG 212 Intro to Creative Writing
  • ENG 371 Creative Nonfiction Workshop
  • ENG 376 Literary Publishing
  • ENG H555 Senior Honors Thesis
  • SF 1173 In the First-Person: 21st-Century Storytelling
  • WRIT 103 Advanced First-Year Composition