Boxer, Nora

Teaching Assistant-Doctoral
English - General

Plan: Creative Writing, PhD - Fiction

Achieved Degree(s):
MA Creative Writing Fiction, UT Austin 2010.

BA English, Brown University, 1996

Selected Publication(s):
Fiolet & Wing: An Anthology of Domestic Fabulist Poetry, Catamaran, Pilgrimage, Prism Review, spiral orb: an experiment in permaculture poetics

Interests:
Artist residencies and socioarchitecture, alternative creative writing pedagogy, language as metaphysics, language's relationship to healing/somatics, the narrative history of objects, fiction and identity, subcultural history, the attempts and failures of collectivism, New Mexico, Hawaii, being in nature and with animals

Academic Award(s): 
Chancellor's Award, UWM 2019-20; Keene Prize for Literature, UT Austin 2010, James A. Michener Fellowship, UT Austin Spring Semester 2010.

Conference Presentation(s):
Panelist, "Teaching Creative Writing in Community Settings," Mills College MFA Program, Oakland, CA, 2016

Teaching Experience:
UWM English 102 Fall 2019, City College of San Francisco Arts Extension - fiction workshops, poetry workshop, Writers' Lab 2015-19, UT Austin fiction workshop 2009, Badgerdog Literary Publishing (writer in K-12 schools) 2009-10

Professional Website: www.noraboxer.com