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Knar Gavin

Knar Gavin

Fisher-Bennett Hall 237
215-746-3769

Knar (she/they) is a third-year graduate student researching ecopoetics and the shifting role of literary and media forms in the Anthropocene. She holds graduate degrees from Syracuse University (MA 2016) and the Iowa Writers' Workshop (MFA, 2013), where she received a John C. Schupes fellowship for her manuscript Cotor: Excerpts from Variable Road. Knar is the author of the chapbook Vela. (the Operating System, 2019) and recent poems can be found in Foundry, Storm Cellar, AGNI, and Pouch.

Knar currently co-leads the Anthropocene & Animal Studies Reading Group and co-coordinates the Poetry & Working Group.

Courses Taught

fall 2019

ENGL 200.304 Poetry and the Environment