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Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

Eckerd College
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St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Creative Writing

Creative Writing

Helen Wallace

Professor of Creative Writing

Helen WallaceHelen Wallace's collection of poetry, Shimming the Glass House, is the winner of the 2007 Richard Snyder Memorial Poetry Prize and will be published October 2008 by Ashland Poetry Press. Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, and Discipline Coordinator for creative writing in the PEL program, Wallace is the co-editor of the poetry anthology Isle of Flowers published by Anhinga Press, and has published poems in The Literary Review, The Midwest Quarterly, Cumberland Review, Nimrod International, Tampa Review, and other journals. She's received a McKay Shaw Academy of American Poets Award, The dA Center for the Arts Poetry Award, a residency fellowship from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and a Tennessee Wiliams Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers' Conference. She earned her Ph.D. in English/Creative Writing from The Florida State University, and currently serves as the faculty adviser of the literary magazine, Eckerd Review.

Scholarships

Artistic Achievement Scholarships are available to creative writers. Interested students should follow the Creative Writing Award Submission Guidelines Located on the Financial Aid Home Page under Scholarships and Artistic Achievement Awards and mail all pertinent materials prior to the application deadline.

Writers in Paradise

Writers in Paradise

Located on the beautiful waterfront campus of Eckerd College, this writers' conference features professional writers at the top of their form spending time with motivated and talented participants who seek an intimate, unhurried climate for learning . . . in paradise.