Dr. Rebecca Manery

Indiana, United States

Member Since: 05/02/2012

Rebecca Manery is the author of the poetry collection, View from the Hotel de l'Etoile forthcoming from Finishing Line Press and co-editor with Stephanie Vanderslice of Can Creative Writing Really Be Taught? Tenth Anniversary Edition forthcoming from Bloomsbury Press. Dr. Manery holds a Ph.D. in English and Education from the University of Michigan as well as an MFA in Creative Writing and Literature (Poetry) from Bennington College. She recently accepted a teaching position in the English Department of Ball State University. Her poems have appeared in Rhino, Inertia, The Body Politic, and Bennington Review. "Revisiting the Pedagogy and Theory Corral: Creative Writing Pedagogy Teachers' Conceptions of Pedagogic Identity," an article based on her dissertation research, appeared in New Writing (June, 2015). 


Website: https://rebeccamanery.wordpress.com/

Twitter Username: @RebeccaManery


  • View from the Hotel de l'Etoile , Finishing Line Press (September 2016)
  • Revising the Pedagogy and Theory Corral: The Education of the Creative Writing Teaacher , New Writing (2015)


  • Rackham Fellowship, The University of Michigan(2014)
  • Regent's Fellowship, The University of Michigan(2010)


  • Graduate Student Instructor, Creative Writing at University of Michigan (September 2011 - June 2016)
  • Graduate Student Instructor, Composition at University of Michigan (September 2010 - April 2016)
  • Writing Instructor at Ball State University (August 2016 - )


  • Master of Fine Arts in Literature and Creative Writing from Bennington College (June 2009)
  • Master of Arts in Reading /Literacy Education from Northeastern Illinois University (May 2004)
  • Doctoral Degree in English and Education from University of Michigan (August 2016)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Children's literature , Poetry