3 new poems in Typishly
Previously:
Virginia Quarterly Review, North American Review, Antioch Review, Nimrod, Greensboro Review, Carolina Quarterly, New Orleans Review, Mississippi Review, and others.

W.T. Pfefferle - Curriculum Vitae

W.T. Pfefferle

BOOKS:
  • My Coolest Shirt. Poems. The Word Works Press. 2015.
  • The Meager Life and Modest Times of Pop Thorndale. Poems. (Winner of the 2006 NSFSP Stevens Poetry Manuscript Prize.) NFSPS Press, 2007.
  • Poets on Place: Tales and Interviews from the Road. Utah State University Press, 2005.
  • Writing that Matters: A Rhetoric for the New Classroom. Prentice Hall, 1999.
  • Plug In: The Guide to Music on the Net. (with Ted M. Gurley), Prentice Hall, 1996.

TEACHING:

Lecturer
University of Nevada - Reno, Nevada
8.17-present
•  Teaching first year writing.

Instructor (Part-time)
College of Coastal Georgia - Brunswick, Georgia
8.16-12.16
• Taught first year writing.

Assistant Professor (Limited Term)
Georgia Southern University - Statesboro, Georgia
8.15-5.16
• Taught first year writing.

Instructor (Part-time)
Central New Mexico Community College - Albuquerque, New Mexico
1.08-5.15
• Taught first year writing.

Associate Professor
Georgetown College - Georgetown, Kentucky
8.04-6.07
• Taught first year writing, sophomore English literature, poetry, and creative nonfiction.
• Developed curricula for creative writing minor.
• Coordinated faculty writing workshops.
• Poetry editor and art director for Georgetown Review.

Director of Expository Writing 
Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, Maryland
6.00-6.03
• Designed, administered, and taught in a new undergraduate writing program. 
• Trained, mentored, and supervised approximately 60 graduate students from several departments. 
• Designed and implemented second year “writing in the major” program. 
• Administered budgets for two programs totaling approximately $300,000.

Associate Professor of Liberal Arts / Writing Program Coordinator 
Nova Southeastern University - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
6.99-6.00
• Administered and taught in the college’s writing program: hiring, scheduling, administration, and evaluation of full and part time instruction. 
• Administered undergraduate Writing Across the Curriculum program.
• Selected textbooks, designed standard syllabi for courses on and off-campus.
• Developed web presence for the Writing Program and the Liberal Arts Department. 

Visiting Assistant Professor 
Texas Woman’s University - Denton, Texas
6.98-5.99
• Taught American literature classes and seminars. 

Visiting Assistant Professor
Texas Wesleyan University - Fort Worth, Texas
8.92-12.98
• Taught freshman and advanced composition, creative writing, contemporary American (graduate & undergraduate), American and World surveys, Shakespeare, and modern drama.

Tenure-Track Instructor 
McLennan College - Waco, Texas
8.89-5.92
• Taught British literature and first year writing. Committee work included: Chair – Composition Exit Exam; Chair – Literary Magazine Proposal; Chair – Placement Test. 

Instructor (Part-time)
Richland College - Dallas, Texas
8.87-5.89
• Taught first year writing and technical writing. 

EDUCATION:
  • Ph.D. University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS. GPA: 3.9. March 1990.
  • M.F.A. The American University, Washington D.C. GPA: 3.7. December 1984.
  • B.A. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. GPA: 3.1. May 1983.

SELECTED CREATIVE PUBLICATIONS:


  • “Princess,” Tulane Review. Forthcoming.
  • “Bread Man,” “Franny,” “Bad Holiday Inn Haiku's 1-3,” Typishly. 9 Nov. 2017.
  • “Whippoorwill,” Hawaii Pacific Review (April 2017).
  • “Style,” "Gondola Hallways Part 2,” Redux Literary Journal 224 (March 2017).
  • “Peter Cobalt Knows About Details,” DASH Literary Journal 9 (2016): 23.
  • “Grasses,” South Florida Poetry Journal 1 (Spring 2016).
  • “Button Man,” Poetry Quarterly (Spring 2016): 58.
  • “Monster,” "Robert.” Razor Lit Mag 1 (Winter 2016).
  • “Dunn,” Georgetown Review 16: 1 (Spring 2015): 81-119.
  • “President Dream,” Indiana Review 34:1 (Summer 2012): 81-82.
  • “Halloween 1970,” Cortland Review 51 (May 2011).
  • “The Sad Ponies,” Kentucky Monthly 11:8 (August 2008): 73.
  • “Night of the Pig,” Cottonwood 65 (Spring 2007): 21.
  • “Jimi James, Breadmaker,” Kiss the Sky: Fiction and Poetry Starring Jimi Hendrix. Ed. Richard Peabody. Washington DC: Paycock Press, 2007: 72-76
  • “Second Marriage,” Antioch Review 65:1 (Winter 2007): 116.
  • “Seams,” Connecticut Review. 29:1 (Spring 2007): 11-12.
  • “Bad History,” Virginia Quarterly Review 82:4 (Fall 2006): 209.
  • “Losing Clare,” Nimrod 49:2 (Spring/Summer 2006): 209. 
  • “Tattoos,” North American Review 291:2 (March-April 2006): 20.
  • “Breakfast,” Greensboro Review 77 (Spring 2005): 69.
  • “New Mexico,” “Highway Song.” Exit 13 12 (Winter 2004): 69-70. 
  • “Birmingham,” New Orleans Review 30:2 (Winter 2004): 79. Pushcart Prize Nominee.
  • “Map Reading,” North American Review 289 (Spring 2004): 29.
  • “Satellites,” Hayden’s Ferry Review 32 (Spring/Summer 2003): 96.
  • “Texas,” South Carolina Review. 36:1 (Fall 2003): 29.
  • “Dancing With.” Confrontation. 82/83 (Spring/Summer 2003): 332.
  • “Playing in a Band in Fantasyland,” Gargoyle 47 (Fall 2003): 79.
  • “Florida,” “Foreigners,” “Winter,” “On My First Visit to Washington D.C.,” Aura Literary Arts Review 29:1 (Spring 2003): 67-70.
  • “Jimi Hendrix, Bread Maker,” Carolina Quarterly 54.1 (2002): 85-88.
  • “Porch Swing,” Zuzu’s Petals 17 (Winter 1998).
  • “Manny,” “Meet the Neighborhood,” Mississippi Review Web Edition 4:6 (June 1998).
  • “Wyoming,” Kansas Quarterly, 26 (1995): 285.
  • “Contemporary Morality,” Georgetown Review 2:2 (Spring 1994): 15-19.
  • “Meetings,” The Ohio Review 50 (Spring 1993): 99.
  • “Promises,” Georgetown Review 1:1 (Spring 1993): 25-33. Pushcart Prize nominee.
  • “Emily at the Playground,” “Hero,” “Reclining,” “How to Throw a Baby Chicken,” Mississippi Review 15:3 (Spring/Summer 1987): 59-65. 



SCHOLARSHIP & PRESENTATIONS:

  • Review. Nobody Rich or Famous, by Richard Shelton. Western American Literature 52:2 (Summer 2017. 233-235.
  • “The Short, Brave Life of RateYourStudents.com.” Chronicle of Higher Education 57:15 (3 Dec. 2010): B12-13.
  • “All it Takes is One Good Student.” Chronicle of Higher Education 57:3 (10 Sept. 2010): A30.
  • “A Wandering Academic Accepts Tenure.” Chronicle of Higher Education 51:26 (4 Mar. 2005): C3. 
  • “Alan Shapiro in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.” Poets on Place series. Poets & Writers 33:1 (January/February 2005): 38-41.
  • “Beth Ann Fennelly in Oxford, Mississippi.” Poets on Place series. Poets & Writers 32:6 (November/December 2004): 30-32.
  • “Carl Phillips in St. Louis, Missouri.” Poets on Place series. Poets & Writers 32:5 (September/October 2004): 34-36.
  • “Donald Revell in Las Vegas, Nevada.” Poets on Place series. Poets & Writers 32:4 (July/August 2004): 28-30.
  • “David St. John in Venice, California.” Poets on Place series. Poets & Writers 32:3 (May/June 2004): 28-30.
  • “Floyd Skloot in Amity, Oregon.” Poets on Place series. Poets & Writers 32:2 (March/April 2004): 30-31.
  • “Grading: A Game We Must Not Play.” Roundtable Discussion. Modern Language Association. New York, 29 Dec. 2002. 
  • “New Initiatives in the Writing Program at JHU.” Roundtable Discussion on Teaching Writing In and Across the Disciplines. Modern Language Association. New Orleans, 29 Dec. 2001.
  • “The Easeful Life of the Academic.” Chronicle of Higher Education. (Web) 8 Oct. 2000.
  • “The Sorry Plight of the Successful Job Candidate.” Chronicle of Higher Education 46:21 (28 Jan. 2000): B8. 
  • “A Former Adjunct Professor Comes (Mostly) Clean.” Chronicle of Higher Education. (Web) 6 Aug. 1999. 
  • “Hey, That Adjunct is Using the Wrong Fork: Humanizing the Part-Time Beast.” Roundtable Presentation. Modern Language Association. Chicago, 30 Dec. 1999.



PHOTO CREDITS
  • "C.D. Wright." from "In Memoriam, C.D. Wright, 1949-2016," Arkansas Times 15 Jan. 2016.
  • "Lucie Brock-Broido." New York Review of Books. 5 Feb. 2015.
  • "Mark Strand." from "Unmistakenly Mine." University of Chicago Magazine 30 Jan. 2015.
  • "Natasha Trethewey." Here and Now (WBUR). 21 May 2014.
  • "C.D. Wright." Gwarlingo. 8 Feb. 2014.
  • "Naomi Shihab Nye." Institute for Middle Eastern Understanding 30 Jan. 2014.
  • "David Lehman." from "Peace and War in American Poetry." Poetry in America (Library of Congress.) April 2013.
  • "Natasha Trethewey." from "The Poet Laureate's Inaugural Reading. Slate 14 Sept. 2012.
  • "Paisley Rekdal." diaCritics. 26 (June 2012.)
  • "Scott Cairns." Blackbird 11:1. (Spring 2012.)
  • "Mark Strand." from "Lines for Winter." Poetry Everywhere (PBS) 2011.
  • "C.D. Wright." Cold Front. 11 Mar. 2011.
  • "Naomi Shihab Nye." Adobe Airstream April 2010.
  • "David Lehman." from "Music Lessons. Boston Globe 6 Nov. 2010.
  • "Terrance Hayes." Writers Corner (National Endowment for the Arts). 2005.
  • "David Romtvedt." Some Church (Milkweed Editions). 2005.
  • "Terrance Hayes." from "The Poet in the Enchanted Shoe Factory." Callalloo 27:4 (Autumn 2004).
  • "William Wenthe." Fogged Clarity. n.d.