Department Chair
Adrienne Su
Associate Professor of English, Poet-in-Residence (2000).
East College Room 305
sua@dickinson.edu
(717) 245-1346
Department Faculty
Elise Levine
Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (2013).
East College Room 407
(717) 254-8097 | levinee@dickinson.edu
B.A., University of Toronto, 1989; M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2008.

Levine teaches introductory and advanced fiction writing. She also teaches literature courses focusing on the craft and forms of fiction. The recipient of numerous awards and fellowships -- including a Canadian National Magazine Award for fiction and awards from the Canada Council of the Arts, Yaddo, and the MacDowell Colony -- her published works include the story collection Driving Men Mad and the novel Requests and Dedications. Her work has also appeared in publications including Blackbird, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, and Best Canadian Stories.
Contributing Faculty
Susan Perabo
(on sabbatical Spring 2016)
Professor of English, Writer-in-Residence (1996).
East College Room 307
(717) 245-1847 | perabo@dickinson.edu
B.A., Webster University, 1989; M.F.A., University of Arkansas, 1994.
Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 2001-2002.

She teaches beginning and advanced workshops in fiction, as well as modern and contemporary literature classes that focus heavily on form and technique. Her recent published work includes a collection of short stories, a novel, and non-fiction essays for magazines and anthologies.
Siobhan K. Phillips
(on sabbatical 2015-16)
Associate Professor of English (2011).

(717) 245-1729 | phillisi@dickinson.edu
B.A., Yale University, 1999; M.Phil., Oxford University, 2001; M.A., University of East Anglia, 2002; Ph.D., Yale University, 2007.

She teaches and writes about poetry, modernism, and contemporary literature, particularly American literature of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Her book, The Poetics of the Everyday: Creative Repetition in Modern American Verse, was published by Columbia University Press in 2010. Her current scholarly project is a literary history of the personal letter. She has published poems and essays in Harvard Review, Modernism/modernity, PMLA, Southwest Review, Twentieth Century Literature, and other journals.
Adrienne Su
Associate Professor of English, Poet-in-Residence (2000).
East College Room 305
(717) 245-1346 | sua@dickinson.edu
B.A., Radcliffe College, 1989; M.F.A., University of Virginia, 1993.

Her central course offerings include Creative Writing (poetry), The Craft of Poetry, and the new Literature and Food. Recipient of a 2007 National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, she is author of four books of poems: 'Middle Kingdom' (1997), 'Sanctuary' (2006), 'Having None of It' (2009), and the forthcoming 'Living Quarters' (2015).
Adjunct Faculty
Darrach S. Dolan
Adjunct Faculty in English

(717) 245-1219 | doland@dickinson.edu
B.A., Trinity College, Dublin, 1988; R.S.A., The Language Center of Ireland, 1988; M.F.A., University of Iowa, 2000.