Wyatt Bonikowski, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of English

Phone: 617-573-8271
Fax: 617-305-1744
Email: wbonikowski@suffolk.edu 
Office: 8054, 8th Floor, 73 Tremont 


  • PhD, Cornell University
  • MA, Cornell University
  • BA, University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests 

  • Twentieth century British Literature
  • Modernism
  • Literature and war
  • Literary theory
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Trauma studies
  • Fiction writing

Selected Publications

Shell Shock and the Modernist Imagination: The Death Drive in Post-World War I British Fiction. Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2013.

“ 'Only One Antagonist': The Demon Lover and the Feminine Experience in the Work of Shirley
Jackson.” Gothic Studies 15.2 (2013): 66-88.

Book Reviews
Review of Ford Madox Ford and the Misfit Moderns: Edwardian Fiction and the First World
War by Rob Hawkes. Modernism/modernity 20.3 (2013): 614-15.

Review of Clandestine Encounters: Philosophy in the Narratives of Maurice Blanchot, ed. Kevin
Hart. Modern Philology 111.2 (2013): E278-E281.

“The Old Church” and “Sister Finds a Box.” Wigleaf. November 27, 2012. Web.
“None of Your Business.” HOBART. October 16, 2012. Web.
“Little Man.” Fairy Tale Review: The Grey Issue (2012): 31-32. Print.
“Bible Camp.” SmokeLong Quarterly (www.smokelong.com), Issue 32, June 2011. Web.
“There Was a Time When We Had Nothing,” “The Devil Called Satan Had Me for a Snack,”
and “If We Could Have Known.” Action, Yes (www.actionyes.org), Fall 2009. Web.
“The Teacher.” Word Riot (www.wordriot.org), July 2009. Web.

Short fiction has appeared in Action, Yes, Denver Quarterly, Elimae, Fairy Tale Review: The Grey Issue, First Intensity, LIT, SmokeLong Quarterly, Word Riot, and other journals.

Courses Taught

ENG 101 - Freshman English I
ENG 102 - Freshman English II
ENG 214 - British Literature II
ENG 301 - Gateway Seminar for English Majors
ENG 370 - Fiction Workshop I
ENG 376 - Contemporary British Fiction
ENG 407 - Literary Theory (Spring 2009)
ENG 425 - British Writers of the 1920s
ENG 425 - War and Trauma in Literature from World War I to the Present
ENG 470 - Fiction Workshop II
ENG H521 - Honors Seminar: Psychoanalysis and Literature