Amy CatanzanoAmy Catanzano

Assistant Professor in Creative Writing


Director, Creative Writing Program

Co-Director, Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series


Office: C314 Tribble Hall
Phone: (336) 758-3366


MFA Iowa Writers’ Workshop, University of Iowa

BA Colorado State University

Areas of Interest

Poetry and Poetics

Experimental and Cross-Genre Fiction

Poetry and Science


History of the Literary Avant Garde

Publishing and Literary Journals

Selected Publications 


Starlight in Two Million: A Neo-Scientific Novella (Noemi Press, 2014)

Multiversal (Fordham University Press, 2009)

iEpiphany (Erudite Fangs Editions, 2008)


Let There Be Love (Spacecraft Press, 2015)

the heartbeat is a fractal (Ahadada Books, 2008)

Literary journals

Individual poems, works of fiction, and cross-genre works are published in print and online literary journals including Aufgabe, Colorado Review, Conjunctions, Web Conjunctions, Denver Quarterly, Fence Magazine, New American Writing, Tarpaulin Sky Journal, and Poems and Poetics.

Selected speculative essays on poetry and science

Jacket2: Quantum Poetics

Selected Awards

2012 Noemi Press Book Award in Fiction for Starlight in Two Million: A Neo-Scientific Novella

2010 PEN USA Literary Award in Poetry for Multiversal

2007-2008 Fordham University Poets Out Loud Prize for Multiversal

Types of Courses Taught at WFU

CRW 285 Poetry Workshop

CRW 383/683 Theory and Practice of Poetry Writing

CRW 286 Short Story Workshop

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