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Israel Wasserstein

College of Arts and Sciences
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
University of New Mexico, Master of Fine Arts
Academic History
Washburn University, Lecturer, 2007 - present.
Scholarly Interests/Activities
Creative Writing (Poetry and Fiction), Composition, The Graphic Novel, Literature and Film, Poetics, Speculative Fiction, Gender Studies.
Service Interests/Activities

Editorial Board Member, Woodley Press

Faculty Advisor for English Majors

Member, Faculty Senate

Career Accomplishments


This Ecstasy They Call Damnation (poetry collection, 2013 Kansas Notable Book)

Contributions to the anthologies Begin Again: 150 Kansas Poems, A Face to Meet the Faces, and Earthships.

Poetry and fiction have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Crab Orchard Review, Blue Mesa Review, Flint Hills Review, and elsewhere.

Pushcart Prize nomination for "Lately I've Been Thinking of Sacrifice" in StarLine.

Pushcart Prize nomination for "How to Watch a Horror Film" in Flint Hills Review.