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

  • 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


  • 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


  • "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.

  • "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


  • 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


  • "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


  • 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



  • ·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

  • "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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