Wisconsin's Public Liberal Arts College


Writing and Library Science Department

University of Wisconsin-Superior

Swenson Hall 3061
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

ph. 715-394-8195

Writing and Library Science Department


Isaksen, Susie Top of Page

  • Digital Story, "Dispelling the Myth that Lurks in the Minds of Writers." Produced for the UWS Writing Center and published at the UWS CETL web pages.

Jacobs, Laura Top of Page


  • Ongoing Contributor, "News from the Archives". Nor'Easter (quarterly publication of the Lake Superior Marine Museum Association: See separate file)
    • Book Review of Beneath the Inland Sea for Nor'Easter
    • Supporting 'box' information for article by Larry Fortner, Nor'Easter Feb. 2009
  • Secretary, UW-Superior's Academic Plan /Higher Learning Commission Committee (typed/edited final draft of academic plan to be submitted to BOR)
  • Team leader for Course Guide Development for First Year Seminar courses.
    • Web Author. Course Guides
      • Lib-Guides for Freshmen Seminars, Fall 2008 (Playing Fair & Winning; Film Music; Why do People Believe in Weird Things; Food & Social Justice)

Web Publishing

  • "Maritime Photographs of Hugh McKenzie." Additions to the Great Lakes Maritime History Digital Project with UWDCC, 2008-9 [selection, research and metadata. 400+ images are currently being digitized from the UWS Maritime collections
  • Contributor, Thunder Bay (Alpena, MI) National Marine Sanctuary Collection Online [cooperative digitization project. 6,152 negatives were digitized from UWS Maritime collections in 2008]


  • Presented to 1st Year Seminar instructors on Integrating Information Literacy. May 19
  • Presenter, "Putting our story online: Historic images of the Twin Ports". Skyline Rotary Club, Duluth. Nov. 26, 2008
  • Presenter, "History of UWS" Student Induction Ceremony. Aug. 29, 2008 [written by Dr. Nancy Minahan]
  • Presenter, "Library at the End of the Universe: Or, 'Where in the World is Jim Dan Hill Library?" 2 CETL sessions, Aug. 28, 2008
  • Conducted Workshop for campus staff: "Help, I'm Buried and Can't Get Up: A Short-Course in Records Management." Jan. 8, 2009
  • CETL Workshop "Keeping it Together with RefWorks" Jan. 14, 2009

Group/Class Information Literacy statistics for spring 2009: Total 26 hours   21 sessions 482 students  18 grad students

McGrew, Heather Top of Page


  • "Eucharist" in The Penwood Review. Spring 2013.
  • "Mapmaking: A Prayer" in Emerge Literary Journal.  August 2012.
  • "Retreat" in Turtle Way. August 2012.

Nordgren, Peter D. Top of Page

  • "Quest for Quality: Transforming Distance Learning Into the Mainstream" Presentation at the Higher Learning Commission Conference, April 19th, 2009, with Faith Hensrud and Rhoda Robinson

Rutford, Yvonne Top of Page


  • Two poems, "When the Fruit's in Season" and "Bedtime Prayer," published in Migrations: Poetry & Prose for Life's Transitions, anthology edited by Sheila Packa, September 2011
  • Poetry collection, This Fragile Nest, published December 2008.
  • Poem, "Circumvolution," selected for the Lake Superior Writers and Northern Printmakers Alliance collaboration; published in the anthology Response, September 2006.
  • Poem, "Girl Scouts," published in Dust & Fire (anthology of Minnesota women writers), Bemidji State University Women's Studies Department, March 2005.


  • Essay, "Fryberger Woods," winner in creative prose category, Lake Superior Writers Contest 2001; essay published in anthology Between Stone and Flesh.
  • Creative nonfiction essay "Learning to Fly" published in The Clockhouse Review, Vol. 2, June 2011

Schlacks, Deborah Top of Page


  • "St. Paul, Minnesota, St. Paul Academy, and St. Paul Academy Now and Then." F.Scott Fitzgerald in Context. NY: Cambridge UP, 2013.105-13.
  • "Echoes of the Middle Ages: Teaching the Medieval in The Great Gatsby."  Approaches to Teaching Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.  Approaches to Teaching World Literature Series.  NY: Modern Language Association, 2009.  


  • "The View from St. Paul, the Newman School, and Princeton: Fitzgerald's Ireland."  American Literature Association Conference.  Boston, MA.  May 2009.

Iwen, Jayson Top of Page


  • Love Numbers, Salmon Poetry, forthcoming in 2014.
  • Gnarly Wounds, Emergency Press, forthcoming in Autumn 2012.
  • A Momentary Jokebook, Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2008 (winner of the Ruthanne Wiley Memorial Novella Contest).
  • Six Trips in Two Directions, Emergency Press, 2006 (winner of the Emergency Press International Book Contest).


  • "Things This Thing Called I Loved," forthcoming in Express Milwaukee, web.
  • "Love #33," "Love #40," and "Love #47" in Estuary, vol. 13/14, 2010/2011: 103-107.
  • "The Summer I Entered My Data into Your System," "Humon at Bat," "Killing Time in  the Library with a Candlestick," and "Congratulations" in Folly, October 2010: 31-34, web.
  • "Love #22," "Love #25," and "Love #26" in Twisted Ink Ezine, May 2010, web.
  • "Love #24" in The Dos Passos Review, vol. 6, no.1, 2009: 61.
  • "Love #4" in Whiskey Island Magazine, no. 56, 2009: 12.
  • "Two Way Walkie-Talkie" and "Not To Make a Big Deal Out of Death" in Onthebus, no. 19/20, 2005: 115.
  • "Sleepwalker" in The Pacific Review, vol. 23, 2005: 31.
  • "10" in Water~Stone Review, vol. 7, Fall 2004: 226.
  • "60" in Diagram, 4.6, web.
  • "38," "39," "40," "41," "42," "Letter," "Dark a Hole Deeper Than History," and "Introduction to the Zajal" in Knock (featured writer), Fall 2004: 1-9.
  • "51" and "62" in Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, no. 23, 2004: 45-46.
  • "86," "88," and "89" in Reed Magazine, vol. 57, 2004: 48-50.
  • "Orange" in Fence, Fall/Winter 2003/2004: 86.
  • "2," "4," and "5" in Third Coast, Fall 2003: 49-51.
  • "Horse-hair Worms" and "Property Tax" in Reed Magazine, vol. 56, 2003: 57-60.
  • "Practice" in Clackamas Literary Review, vol. 6, no. 1, 2002: 17. Iwen 3
  • "Continental Drift" in New American Writing, no. 18, 2000: 192.
  • "Ghosts" in Southern Indiana Review, no. 7, 2000: 15.
  • "Force that Through the Blue Fuse Drives the Flower" in Blue Canary, no. 8, 2000: 16.
  • "These Are Words" in Milwaukee Orbit, no. 3, 1999: 4.
  • "The Poet in the Landscape" and "The Poet in the Minnesota" in Blue Canary, no. 7, 1998: 23-28.
  • "In April" in Poetry Motel, no. 24, 1997: 2403.

Poetry Translations

  • "Poem 47," of The Book of Sanaa, by Abdel Aziz al Maqaleh, with Huda Fakhreddine, in Voices Education Project, web.
  • Three poems by Dunya Mikhail, with Zeina Hashem Beck, in The Marlboro Review, no. 21, 2006.
  • Five poems by Lamea Abbas Amara, Jawdat Fakhreddine, Ahmed Abdel Muti Hijazi, and Zuheir Abu Shayeb, with Huda Fakhreddine, in The Marlboro Review, no. 17/18.
  • Two poems by Jawdat Fakhreddine and Abdel Aziz Al Maqaleh, with Huda Fakhreddine, in The Marlboro Review, no. 16, 2003: 26-27.
  • Two poems by Jawdat Fakhreddine and Ahmed Abdel Muti Hijazi, with Huda Fakhreddine, in The Cream City Review, vol. 28, no. 1, 2004.

Gard, Julie Top of Page



  • ·Russia in 17 Objects. Eugene, OR: Tiger's Eye Press, 2011.
  • ·Obscura: The Daguerreotype Series. Georgetown, KY: Finishing Line Press, 2007.

Prose Poetry

  • "Kalevala,""Tiny Plastic Mouse," and "Ticks" (audio) on The Beat. KAXE, GrandRapids, MN. 2012-13.·"Saw and Scrim: On Nevelson" in Blackbox Manifold, Fall 2011.
  • "Procession"and "Communion" in Prick of the Spindle. December 2012.·
  • "Neighboras Self in Mandan, North Dakota," "On Scarcity," "Carnal Struggle, 2006," and"Ticks" in When We Become Weavers: Queer Female Poets on the Midwestern Experience. Minneapolis: Squares and Rebels Press, 2012.
  • "Telephone Wire" in Migrations: Poetry and Prose for Life's Transitions. Duluth: Wildwood River Press, 2011.
  • ·"Tiny Plastic Mouse" (video recording) in TYCA National Poetry Month Celebration. April 2011.
  • ·"Folded Note," "Maple Seed," "Purple Madonna," and "Telephone Wire" in Tiger's Eye Journal. Fall-Winter 2010.
  • ·"Wire," "Feather," "Stone," and "Maple Leaf" in Tiger's Eye Journal. Spring-Summer 2010.
  • ·"Kalevala (St. Petersburg)" in Leaf Magazine. Fall 2010.
  • ·"Simple Repetitions" and "You Can Always Do It Again" in The Prose-Poem Project. Fall 2010.
  • ·"Embroidered Flower" and "Tiny Plastic Mouse" in Gertrude. Spring 2010.
  • ·"Black Box (Seeing Through), c. 1950" and "Ancient City, 1945" in Ekphrasis. Spring 2010.
  • ·"JC Penney Button Covers, 40¢," in Art of Recovery. April-June 2009.
  • ·"Ludmilla," "Horses," and "Goodbye," prose poetry, in Lowdown Highway: A TransportationAnthology. San Francisco: Junkyard Books Press. Fall 2002.

Creative Nonfiction

  • ·"Solidarnost" in Teacher's Voice. 2012 (forthcoming).
  • ·"Thin Bits of Evidence" in What Doesn't Kill You. . . Winston-Salem, NC: Press 53, 2010.
  • ·"Reflections" in Penn Engineering. Spring 2008.
  • ·"Green Tent" in Moonflow. Spring 2007.
  • ·"The View" in Dust & Fire: An Anthology of Women's Writing. Spring 2006.
  • ·"Travels in Siberia and Duluth" in One Magazine. July 2003.
  • ·"Excerpts from a Trans-Siberian Journal" in Russian Fulbright Newsletter. Summer 2002.


  • ·"Sweet Sap" in Tattoo Highway. Spring 2010.
  • ·"What Opened" in Paper Street. Fall 2006.
  • ·"Loner's Valentine" in Fiction Attic. May 2005.
  • ·"Space" in Blithe House Quarterly. Spring 2001.
  • ·"Geography" in The MacGuffin. Spring 2001.
  • ·Excerpts from "Presents" in "Take Place," an essay by Valerie Miner.Mooring Against the Tide: Writing Fiction and Poetry, Knorr and Schell, Editors. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2001.
  • ·"Swivel Chair" in Blink: An Anthology of Flash Fiction by Minnesota Writers. Minneapolis:Spout Press, 2000.
  • ·"Presents" in Clackamas Literary Review. Spring 2000.
  • ·"Stages, Seasons" in Dust & Fire: An Anthology of Women's Writing. Spring 2000.
  • ·"Summer, Thick" in River Images. Fall 1999.
  • ·"Eddie Burkowski Lives" in Crab Orchard Review. Fall/Winter 1998.
  • ·"The Tree Climber" in Sidewalks. Fall 1998.


  • "Teaching in 8 Parts" in Two Hawks Quarterly. December 2012.


  • "Love?" (prose poem)and "Five Voices" (found play) in Radio Pluto, a cross-disciplinary installation/collaboration between visual, literary, multimedia, and soundartists. Prove Gallery, Duluth, MN. May 10, 2013.

Jamie White-Farnham Top of Page

  • "Revising the Menu to Fit the Budget: Grocery Lists and Other Rhetorical Heirlooms." College English 76, 3 (January 2014): 208-226.

  • "Changing Perceptions, Changing Conditions: The Material Rhetoric of the Red Hat Society." Rhetoric Review 32, 3 (Fall 2013): 473-489.

  • "WRT 302: Writing Culture." Composition Studies 40, 2 (Fall 2012): 92-111.

  • "Rhetorical Recipes: Women's Literacies In and Out of the Kitchen." Community Literacy Journal 6,2 (Spring 2012). Web. Selected for inclusion in The Best of Independent Rhetoric and Composition Journals, forthcoming in March 2014.

  • "Mapping Tutorial Interactions: A Report on Results and Implications." Co-authored with Bryna Siegel-Finer and Jeremiah Dyehouse. Praxis: A Writing Center Journal 9, 2 (Spring 2012): 1-11.

  • Writing Center Sustainability Through Research." Co-authored with Bryna Siegel-Finer and Jeremiah Dyehouse. Academic Exchange Quarterly 15,4 (Winter 2011): 13-18.

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