Heather Yanda

Senior Lecturer
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Seidlin Hall, Room 113
Mon: 10:20 am - 11:10 am
Wed: 10:20 am - 11:10 am


  • BA: Creative Writing and Design Production Alfred University, 1991
  • MFA: Poetry Western Michigan University, 1995

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Poetry
  • Contemporary American Poetry
  • Contemporary Irish Poetry
  • Personal Essay
  • Poetry on Art
  • English 101 and 102

Research, Publications, & Presentations

Research & Publications

  • Late Summer's Origami, my first poetry collection, is forthcoming from Ashland Poetry Press, in January, 2019.
  • Poems published or forthcoming in: Calyx, Slipstream, The Windsor Review, Kalliope, Dalhousie Review, Square Lake, Tar River Poetry, Sow's Ear Poetry Review, The Yale Journal of Medical Humanities, Literature and Belief, Spiritus, The Able Muse, Mudfish.


The Mary Wager Fisher Literary Prize, Alfred University, 1991.


Travel - throughout the United States and Europe, particularly in Ireland and Sweden

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