Andrea Lawlor

Visiting Lecturer in English
Specialization: 
Creative writing; ESOL writing; queer & trans writing.

Andrea Lawlor teaches introductory and advanced courses in creative writing, including Fiction Writing, Poetry Writing, Creative Writing for Multilingual Speakers, Queer & Trans Writing, and Writing Fabulist Fiction.

Lawlor was educated at the University of Iowa, Temple University, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst’s MFA Program for Poets and Writers. They have been awarded fellowships from RADAR Labs and the Lambda Literary Foundation.

Lawlor is the author of a chapbook of poems, Position Papers (Factory Hollow, 2016), and a novel, Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl (Rescue Press, forthcoming November 2017). Lawlor’s work has appeared in Ploughshares, jubilat, the Millions, the Brooklyn Rail, Encyclopedia, and Mutha.

Lawlor is a fiction editor for Fence magazine, and former editor/publisher of the Pocket Myths publication series.

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