Laurie MacDiarmid

Professor of English

B.A. Carnegie Mellon University
M.A. Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D., M.F.A. University of Arizona

Programs: English

Laurie MacDiarmid is a Professor of English and Writer in Residence at St. Norbert College. Laurie's scholarship and creative work focuses on issues of identity and relation. She has published a chapbook of poetry, "Float," that explores the joys and challenges of motherhood, and her full-length poetry manuscript, "Consolation Prize," treats memory, family, class, country, gender, sexuality and of other crucial markers of identity. Her current work in progress is a melange of poems, vignettes and short stories devoted to the nine years she and her family lived in Mexico City.

Courses
ENGL 150 Introduction to Literature
ENGL 308 Poetry Workshop
ENGL 307 Fiction Workshop
ENGL 491 Advanced Tutorial in Creative Writing
ENGL 425Advanced Seminar in Creative Writing  & Contemporary Literature