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Hollinsummer Program
Hollins University
P.O. Box 9707
Roanoke, VA 24020-1707
(800) 456-9595
Fax: (540) 362-6218

 

Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop: Online
Hollins University
Luke T. Johnson
P. O. Box 9552
Roanoke, VA 24020-1552
(607) 351-1425
Fax: (540) 561-2325
ljohnson@hollins.edu

 

Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop
Hollins University
Christine Powell
P.O. Box 9552
Roanoke, VA 24020-1552
(540) 362-6229
Fax (540) 561-2325
cpowell@hollins.edu


Tinker Mountain Visual Arts
Hollins University
Brittany Foutz
P. O. Box 9552
Roanoke, VA 24020-1552
(540) 362-6021
Fax (540) 561-2325
bfoutz2@hollins.edu

Volleyball Clinics
Bill Shook
Hollins University
P. O. Box 9553
Roanoke, VA 24020-1553
(540) 362-6329
shookb@hollins.edu


Workshop faculty

 

Luke Johnson Luke Johnson, director

Luke Johnson is the author of the poetry collection After the Ark (New York Quarterly Books, 2011). His poems and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in New England Review, Poetry Northwest, The Southern Review, The Threepenny Review, and the Wall Street Journal. His work has been featured by the Huffington Post, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and has twice appeared in the Best New Poets anthology. He is a graduate of the writing program at Hollins University, where he was a teaching fellow, and he currently serves as Associate Poetry Editor at storySouth. Johnson teaches at the University of Mary Washington and lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia. (http://www.lukejohnsonpoetry.com)

Constance Adler

Constance Adler, creative nonfiction

Constance Adler is a freelance writer, whose work has been published in Utne Reader, Oxford American, Blackbird, Spy, and Philadelphia Magazine, among others. Her book, My Bayou, New Orleans Through the Eyes of a Lover, was published by Michigan State University Press in 2012. She holds an M.A. in creative writing from Hollins University and teaches the Bayou Writing Workshop.

CL Bledsoe

CL Bledsoe, fiction

CL Bledsoe is the author of five novels including the young-adult novel Sunlight, the novels Last Stand in Zombietown, and $7.50/hr + Curses; four poetry collections: Riceland, _____(Want/Need), Anthem, and Leap Year; and a short story collection called Naming the Animals. A poetry chapbook, Goodbye to Noise, is available online. He's been nominated for the Pushcart Prize eight times, had two stories selected as Notable Stories by Story South's Million Writers Award, and has been nominated for Best of the Net twice. He blogs at Murder Your Darlings. Bledsoe reviews regularly for Rain Taxi, Coal Hill Review, Prick of the Spindle, Monkey Bicycle, Book Slut, The Hollins Critic, The Arkansas Review, American Book Review, The Pedestal Magazine, and elsewhere. He received an M.F.A. in creative writing from Hollins University in 2008 and worked as an assistant poetry editor, and later assistant editor, for the Hollins Critic. Bledsoe lives with his wife and daughter in Maryland.

Brittany Scott

Brittney Scott, poetry

Brittney Scott received her M.F.A. from Hollins University in 2010. She is a recipient of the Joy Harjo Prize for Poetry as well as a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such journals as Prairie Schooner, The New Republic, Narrative Magazine, Alaska Quarterly Review, North American Review, Crab Orchard Review, Poet Lore, and many others. Her fiction has appeared in Quarter After Eight. She teaches creative writing to adults, Girl Scouts, and high-risk youth at Richmond's Visual Arts Center.