Our varied and talented faculty are committed to teaching, advising, writing, and contributing to the campus, local, national, and international literary communities. Our faculty boasts several recipients of Ithaca College’s Faculty Excellence Award, one recipient of the Exemplary Academic Advisor Award, one recipient of the Robert Ryan Professorship in the Humanities, and the first Tompkins County Poet Laureate.
Recently, our faculty have published in places such as The New York Times, The Atlantic, Journal of Narrative Politics, The American Poetry Review, North American Review, The Brooklyn Rail, The Jerusalem Post, Bellevue Literary Journal, Salon.com, Lithub.com, Best of Brevity, and From the Finger Lakes: A Memoir Anthology. Faculty have recently published or placed books with Ecco/HarperCollins, Ohio University Press, Flatiron Books, SUNY Press, House of Anansi Press, HarperVia, Ugly Duckling Presse, and Cayuga Lake Books.
Faculty have received numerous fellowships and awards, including a New York State Council for the Arts/New York State Foundation for the Arts Artist Fellowship, a David T.K. Wong Creative Writing Fellowship at the University of East Anglia, a Danuta Gleed Literary Award, and a Historic Ithaca Award of Merit in Historic Preservation, among many other accomplishments.