Deeren, RS

English

Plan: Creative Writing, PhD - Fiction

Achieved Degrees
BA, Saginaw Valley State University, 2012
MFA, Columbia College Chicago, 2017

Selected Publications
The Recessionists excerpt from novel in progress HAIR TRIGGER (2020)
“The Mirror” GREAT LAKES REVIEW (2020)
"Her, Guts and All" JOYLAND (2017)
"Enough to Lose" TALES OF TWO AMERICAS: STORIES OF INEQUALITY IN A DIVIDED NATION (Penguin Random House 2017)

Academic Awards
Advanced Opportunity Program Fellowship, 2019
Distinguished Graduate Student Fellowship, 2019: Declined
Chancellor's Award UWM, 2017

Conference Presentations
"Teaching and Learning Access Advocacy: Creating Cultures of Access Across Institutional Contexts": CCCC 2020 (Cancelled)
"Streaks of White and Color": Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2019
"Empathy or the Bully": Chicago Teen Literary Festival 2017
"Working Around the Workshop": Midwest Graduate Students Conference on Writing 2016

Teaching Experience
English 233- Introduction to Creative Writing
English 101-Introduction to College Writing
English 102- College Writing and Research
Community Workshops for Arts Centers and Prisons

Professional Website: www.rsdeeren.com

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