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Orchid Tierney

Orchid Tierney

Office Hours

spring 2018

209a Fisher Bennett Hall, Cinema and Media Studies Suite

Tuesdays 2-4pm


Bachelor of Arts (Hons) English and History (University of Otago, New Zealand, 2001)

Master of Creative Writing (University of Auckland, New Zealand, 2010)

Master of Arts, English (University of Otago, 2013)

Master of Arts (University of Pennsylvania, 2014)


Primary Interests

20th/21st century poetry and poetics, new media theory, digital humanities, waste studies 

2014-2017 Poetry & Poetics Reading Group Coordinator 



Brachiation. Dunedin: GumTree Press, 2012.

The World in Small Parts. Chicago: Dancing Girl Press, 2012.

 Earsay. TrollThread, 2016.


Courses Taught

summer 2018

summer 2017

fall 2016

ENGL 200.304 Poetry in a Digital Culture  

spring 2015

ENGL 104.410 The Twentieth Century