Silas Hansen

Silas Hansen

Assistant Professor of English

Curriculum Vitae

Phone:765-285-8535

Room:RB 2104


Silas Hansen’s essays have appeared in The Normal School, Colorado Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Redivider, Slate, and elsewhere. His work earned an AWP Intro Journals Project Award in 2013 and three “Notable Essay” mentions in the Best American Essays series. His research and teaching interests include the personal essay, multimodal creative writing, comics, creative writing pedagogy, and literary editing and publishing.

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor of English

2014-present

Education

M.F.A. in Creative Writing

The Ohio State University, 2013

B.S. in English; minors in Women & Gender Studies and Political Science

State University of New York, College at Brockport, 2010

Research and Publications

“An Annotated Guide to My OK Cupid Profile,” The Spirit of Disruption: Selections from The Normal School, edited by Steven Church, Outpost19, forthcoming May 2018.

“What Real Men Do,” The Writer’s Presence: A Pool of Readings, 9th edition, edited by Donald McQuade and Robert Atwan, Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2018.

“On the Fifth Anniversary of…” Redivider 14.2 (Spring/Summer 2017).

“On Visibility,” Waccamaw 18 (Spring 2017).

“What Real Men Do,” The Normal School 9.2 (Fall 2016).

“Just a Guy at the Bar,” Slate (January 18, 2016).

“On Asking the Hard Questions,” Brevity 51 (Winter 2016).

“Blank Slate,” The Writer’s Presence: A Pool of Readings, 8th edition, edited by Donald McQuade and Robert Atwan, Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2014.

Curriculum Vitae

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Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Creative Nonfiction 306 1 1500 - 1615 M W RB, room 284
Prac in Lit Edit and 489 1 1200 - 1250 M W F RB, room 291
Workshop Creative No 611 1 1700 - 1815 M W RB, room 285