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Faculty | Assistant Professor of English / Director of First-Year Writing

Caroline Hagood

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[email protected]
Room 6001


BA, Vassar College
MA, SUNY Buffalo State
Ph.D., Fordham University

Caroline Hagood is an Assistant Professor of English and Director of First-Year Writing here at St. Francis College.

Her first book of poems, Lunatic Speaks, came out in 2012, and her second poetry book, Making Maxine’s Baby, a Small Press Distribution bestseller, came out in 2015. Her 2019 book-length essay, Ways of Looking at a Woman (a Kirkus Recommended Book and a Small Press Distribution bestseller), combined memoir with film and literary history. Her forthcoming novel, Ghosts of America, will come out in 2021.

Her writing has appeared in The Kenyon Review, the Huffington Post, the Guardian, Salon, and the Economist. She is a Staff Blogger for The Kenyon Review, and in April 2020, she became a Co-Editor at Hanging Loose Press.

Her most recent article, “It is You Standing There: Entering Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Performance Space in Dictee,” is forthcoming from Resources for American Literary Study in Fall 2020. She is currently working on a book on radical innovations in multi-modal composition.