Gregory Djanikian

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Gregory Djanikian was Director of the Creative Writing Program until 2015. He has published six collections of poetry, The Man in the Middle, Falling Deeply into America, About Distance, Years Later, So I Will Till the Ground, and most recently, Dear Gravity, all with Carnegie-Mellon University Press. His poems have appeared in such publications as The American Scholar, The Georgia Review, The Iowa Review, The Southern Review, Poetry, and in over thirty anthologies and textbooks. His awards include a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Eunice Tietjens Prize and Friends of Literature Award from Poetry magazine, and the Anahid Literary Award from the Armenian Center of Columbia University.


Courses Taught

ENGL113.301: The Craft of Verse

ENGL125.302: Intermediate Expository Writing

ENGL135.301: Creative Non-fiction Writing

ENGL512.301: Craft of Poetry

ENGL113.301: Poetry Writing Workshop

ENGL118.301: Advanced Poetry Workshop