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Dr. Nick Norwood

Professor of Creative Writing and the Director of CSU's Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians


Dr. Nick Norwood
Position: Professor
Endowed Title: Carson McCullers Director
Office: Arnold Hall 253
Phone: 706-565-1212
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Ph.D. in English

  • Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 1998
  • Dissertation: The American Southwest in Literature, 1940-1960

Master of Arts in English

  • University of North Texas, Denton, TX, 1992
  • Dual concentration in Literature and Creative Writing

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

  • University of Texas-Arlington, Arlington, TX, 1986

Specialty Area

20th-Century American, including Latino/Latina,

Native American, Southern, Western, and Southwestern Literatures;

Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction


Dr. Norwood is a professor of creative writing and the director of CSU’s Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians. His poems have appeared in over 50 national and international journals, anthologies, and public broadcasts—including the PBS News Hour site Art Beat and on NPR’s Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor. He has published three full volumes of poetry and, in collaboration with artist Erika Adams, two limited-edition, fine press books.