Kiki Petrosino

Professor
Email: cmpetr04 @ louisville.edu
Phone:502-852-2186
Office Hours: Spring Term: MW 1:00 - 2:00

 

Courses Taught

Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105. The writing of poetry, fiction, and drama; analysis of professional writings. Class discussion and individual conferences.
Prerequisite: ENGL 202. Note: Schedule of Courses indicates sections devoted to poetry, fiction, and drama respectively. Each section focuses on the writing of either fiction or poetry or drama; analysis of professional technique and of student writing. Class discussion and individual conferences.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105. An exploration of literatures from African, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Native American populations within the United States.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105 or WGST 199. Note: Cross-listed with WGST 325. The literary treatment of women by both female and male authors of the Western tradition.
Prerequisite: ENGL 305 and consent of instructor. Multi-genre creative writing course designed for students who wish to increase their aptitude as writers of drama, fiction or poetry.
Prerequisite: ENGL 305 or 403 or consent of instructor. Concentration on a given form.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; junior standing. Introduction to the theory, research, and practice that informs the effective teaching of creative writing.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; junior standing. Note: A maximum of 6 hours in special-topics courses may be counted toward the major. Topics to be announced in schedule of courses. Historical Period: varies by semester.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105; junior standing. Study of the works of a selected writer or grouping of writers, in literary, biographical, and/or social context. Historical period: varies by semester-see schedule of courses.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor or enrollment in a degree program in English. Recommended prior coursework: ENGL 503, ENGL 504, or equivalent. A workshop in the writing of poetry, fiction, and drama, involving the reading and analysis of manuscripts and regular individual conferences.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor or enrollment in a degree program in English. Recommend prior coursework: ENGL 503, ENGL 504, or equivalent; and ENGL 606 or equivalent. A creative writing workshop similar to ENGL 606, but also allowing interested students to pursue bases for structuring larger and more ambitious works.

Educational Background

  • BA in English from the University of Virginia
  • MA in Humanities from the University of Chicago
  • MFA in English (Poetry) from the University of Iowa

Teaching Areas

  • Creative Writing (all levels); Poetry Writing; Women in Literature; Minority Traditions in English

Research Interests

  • Creative Writing, Contemporary American Poetry, Women in Literature, Minority Traditions in English

Professional Memberships