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Susan Schultz

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Susan Schultz

Susan M. Schultz has taught at UHM since 1990.  Originally specializing in “20th Century Poetry in English,” she moved into Creative Writing, where she teaches hybrid courses in reading and writing.  She is author of A Poetics of Impasse in Modern and Contemporary American Poetry(The University of Alabama Press, 2005), and her books of poetry and poetic prose include, most recently, And Then Something Happened (Salt, 2004), Dementia Blog(Singing Horse Press, 2008), a book of life writing about her mother's alzheimer's, which includes documentary techniques, and Memory Cards: 2010-2011 Series(Singing Horse, 2011).  Currently seeking a publisher is her second volume of Dementia Blog,“Love in the Time of Alzheimer's,” more conclusively a work of documentary writing.  She blogs at and runs Tinfish Press, which publishes “experimental poetry from the Pacific region.”

Areas of Interest

20th-century poetry in English, American literature, creative writing


College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature Excellence in Teaching Award, 1993


BA, Yale University
MA, PhD, University of Virginia


Spring Semester 2015

Course Title Time  
ENG 313(3) CW: Forms of Attention TR 12:00-1:15 Edit
ENG 410(1) Poetry Form & Theory TR 10:30-11:45 Edit

Fall Semester 2014

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ENG 313(2) Types of Creative Writing: Documentary Writing MWF 11:30-12:20 Edit

Spring Semester 2014

Course Title Time  
ENG 713(1) Seminar in Creative Writing (CW) T 3:30-6:00 Edit

Fall Semester 2013

Course Title Time  
ENG 100(8) Composition I MWF 9:30-10:20 Edit
ENG 313(1) Poetry & Experimental Fiction MWF 11:30-12:20 Edit

Spring Semester 2013

Course Title Time  
ENG 338(1) American Lit since Mid-20C TR 12:00-1:15 Edit

Fall Semester 2012

Course Title Time  
ENG 273(1) IntroLit: CW:Documentary Poetry & Fiction MWF 12:30-1:20 Edit
ENG 353(1) History of Poetic Forms MWF 8:30-9:20 Edit

Spring Semester 2012

Course Title Time  
ENG 411(1) Poetry Workshop W 12:30-3:00 Edit
ENG 713(1) Sem Creative Writing (Documentary Poetry) (CW) F 2:30-5:00 Edit

Fall Semester 2010

Course Title Time  
ENG 100A(2) Composition I TTH 10:30-11:45 Edit
ENG 625D(1) Foundations of Creative Writing T 6:30-9:00 Edit