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Jay Kirk

Jay Kirk

Jay Kirk’s creative nonfiction has been published in Harper's, GQ, The New York Times Magazine, Chicago Reader, Philadelphia City Paper, Saturday Night and Nerve. His work has been anthologized in Best American Crime Writing 2003, and Best American Crime Writing 2004. He is also included in an anthology of the best of Harper’s Magazine’s undercover & participatory journalism to be published in 2008 by the New Press. He is a recipient of a 2005 Pew Fellowship in the Arts, as well as a 2007 Individual Creative Artists Fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. He is currently writing a book about the taxidermist-explorer Carl Akeley, titled Kingdom Under Glass, due out from Bloomsbury in 2009.


Courses Taught

fall 2018

spring 2018

ENGL 145.301 Experimental Nonfiction  

fall 2017

spring 2017

ENGL 135.302 Experimental Nonfiction  

fall 2016

spring 2016

fall 2015

fall 2014

fall 2013

fall 2012

spring 2012

fall 2011

fall 2010

fall 2009

ENGL 010.302 Creative Writing  

spring 2008

fall 2005