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Liz Derrington

Lecturer
English
College of Arts and Sciences
Contact
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.1735
Degrees & Certifications
Boston University, Bachelor of Arts
University of New Mexico, Master of Fine Arts
Academic History

Washburn University, Lecturer, Spring 2013 to present

Washburn University, Adjunct Instructor, Spring 2008 and Fall 2011 to Fall 2012

University of New Mexico, Teaching Assistant, Fall 2004 to Spring 2006

Teaching
  • EN 100 A, Developmental English
  • EN 100 C, Developmental English
  • EN 101 E, Freshman Comp
  • EN 101 H, Freshman Comp
  • EN 178 A, Fantasy
  • EN 190 B, Film Appreciation
  • EN 209 C, Beginning Fiction Writing
  • EN 300 VG, Advanced Composition
  • EN 390 B, Aspects Of Film
  • EN 393 B, Lit Of Pop Culture
Scholarly Interests/Activities

Creative writing (fiction and nonfiction), composition, women’s literature, Queer literature, and popular culture.

Career Accomplishments

 

Publications:

  • “Night of the Millers.” Creative Nonfiction. Poems for the Queer Revolution (Anthology). 2014.

  • “Prophecy.” Poetry. Inscape. 2014. 

  •  “Becoming a Kansan.” Creative Nonfiction. North Dakota Quarterly. Spring 2014.
  •  Reviews of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Romance titles. Publishers Weekly. September 2012 to present.

  • “What You Don’t Know Could Fill a 20-Volume Set.” Fiction. seveneightfive. October 2010.