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Faculty Profile

Adrienne Su

Professor of Creative Writing; Poet-in-Residence (2000)

Contact Information

East College Room 309


Prof. Su's central course offerings include Creative Writing (poetry), Introduction to Creative Writing (poetry and fiction), and Creative Nonfiction: Writing about Food. Recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Money for Women/Barbara Deming Fund, she is the author of five books of poems: 'Middle Kingdom' (1997), 'Sanctuary' (2006), 'Having None of It' (2009), 'Living Quarters' (2015), and 'Peach State' (2021). Her poems appear in many journals and anthologies, including 32 Poems, The New Yorker, Poetry, The Hungry Ear, The Norton Introduction to Literature, and four volumes of Best American Poetry.


  • B.A., Harvard and Radcliffe College, 1989
  • M.F.A., University of Virginia, 1993

2021-2022 Academic Year

Spring 2022

CRWR 218 Creative Writ:Poetry & Fiction
Permission of Instructor Required.

CRWR 319 Adv Creative Writing: Poetry
Writing and discussion of poetry. Prerequisite: 218 or permission of the instructor.