Janelle Adsit

Writing Practices - Toyon Faculty Advisor

Ph.D., SUNY Albany

Coming Soon.

Areas of Interest: 

Creative Writing; Rhetoric and Composition


Creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry; environmental writing; literary magazine publishing; institutional history of creative writing – currently doing archival research on the Kootenay School of Writing in Vancouver B.C.

Courses Taught: 
English 311: Environmental Writing
English 315: Creative Writing: Fiction
English 460: Literary Editing and Publishing
English 461: Literary Magazines and Contemporary Audiences
Unremitting Entrance. New York: Spuyten Duyvil, 2015. Print.
"A Keystroke Made." Thirty Days: 30/30 Poets Anthology. North Adams: Tupelo, 2015. Print.
"Introduction to World Peace." Blanket Stories Anthology. New York: Ragged Sky, 2014. Print.
Poems and essays have appeared in Amoskeag, Better: Culture and Lit, Caketrain, Confrontation, Cultural Society, Inkwell, Lalitamba: Journal of International Writings for Liberation, Requited, Sixth Finch, and elsewhere.
Co-author with Renée Byrd, Writing Intersectional Identities: Keywords for Creative Writers (book)
Editor, Critical Creative Writing: Essential Readings on the Writer's Craft (book)
Toward an Inclusive Creative Writing: Threshold Concepts to Guide the Literary Writing Curriculum (book)
Unremitting Entrance: Poems (book)
Janelle Adsit
(707) 826-5936
Founders Hall 228