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Brenda Hammack

Dr. Brenda Hammack

Dr. Brenda Hammack
Associate Professor

Office:  Butler Building 131
Phone: (910) 672-1452


Ph.D. in Nineteenth-Century British Literature, University of North Carolina at Greenboro, 2000.

M.A. in Creative Writing,  Hollins College, 1992.

B.A. in English, Hollins College, 1991.

Selected Publications

Humbug: A Neo-Victorian Fantasy in Verse. Chicago: Misty Publications, 2013.

"Mapping the Interstices: Reif Larsen's and Umberto Eco's Illustrated Texts." Interfictions Online: A Journal of Interstitial Arts 2 (31 Oct. 2013); n. pag. Web.

"Leonora in the House of Nin," "In the Waiting Room with Anaïs, 1942," "Catwoman: Leonor Fini," and "Red Vision."  The Medulla Review, Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2012)

"Mouse Offers Advice as Fish Adapts" and "Miss Nasturtium Had Run Out of Halibut." Dr. Hurley's Snake-Oil Cure (2011)

"The Little Hermit Sphinx." A capella Zoo, Issue 6 (2011)

Poems Based on the Life of Frida Kahlo:  "Accident"; "Henry Ford Hospital, 1932"; "What the Water Gives"; "The Love Embrace of the Universe, the Earth (Mexico), Diego, Me, and Señor Xolotl." Caveat Lector, Vol. 21, No. 2 (2010)

"For Crying-Out Frogs," "Crescentia, Alone, Then," and "Ornithology." Segue 9 (Fall 2010)

"Florence Marryat's Female Vampire and the Scientizing of Hybridity." Victorian Hybridities: Cultural Anxiety and Formal Innovation. Ed. U.C. Knoepflmacher and Logan D. Browning, Eds.  Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

"In Which a Taste for Tongue Is Eloquently Debated." A capella Zoo, Issue 3 (2009)

"The Dead Queens of Cockerham." Arsenic Lobster, Issue 18 (Winter 2008)

"Mutabilities," including "Mimesis," "Discovery of the Mutant Geologist," "Unexpected Visit," "The Useless Science or the Alchemist," "Creation of the Birds." Mudlark, No. 64 (2006)

Awards, Honors, and Service
Managing Editor, Glint Literary Journal. Find Glint On Facebook

Teaching Artist and Advisory Board Member, Rooster Moans Poetry Cooperative, with workshops on "Meta-Poetry," "Magical Realist Poetry," and  "The True Fairy Tale Poem."
Three Nominations for the Pushcart Prize.

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