GCC'S CREATIVE WRITING PROGRAM
Johnnie Clemens May (firstname.lastname@example.org) has an M.A. in creative writing from Indiana University and an M.F.A. in poetry.. She has been advisor of the school poetry club and an advisor and poetry judge of The Traveler. Along with having published her own poetry, she has hosted poetry readings at a local coffeehouse, has delivered lectures on poetry to organizations in the community, and has been a student of nationally recognized poets. Several of her students have won awards in poetry and the personal essay.
David Nelson (email@example.com) has a B. A. in English with an emphasis in creative writing (poetry) from The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, and a M. F. A. in Creative Writing (fiction) from Arizona State University where he was an associate editor of the Hayden’s Ferry Review. He enjoys all sorts of writing, though his main concern continues to be fiction.
As an avid journal writer, Betsey Wheeler (firstname.lastname@example.org) brings passion and experience to the art of writing. She holds a master’s degree in both Education and English which she skillfully combines to teach writing in its most expressive form. Journaling can be a critical step in spurring creativity, improving health, and recording remembrances. This is Betsey’s tenth year of teaching writing at Glendale Community College. Join her in this voyage of discovery called journaling.
Lawrence has been a storyteller all his life – ask someone that
knows him, or spend five minutes chatting with him. He has a
BA in English from Rockford College, and an MFA in Writing from Vermont
College of Fine Arts. After 30 years in business, he retired
from the corporate grind, returned to his love of fiction and teaching
for an “encore” career, and now teaches Developmental English,
English Composition and Creative Writing at Glendale (AZ) Community
College. He lives in Phoenix with wife and partner, Linda. “Why
I’m Here” is Gary’s first published story; it appeared in Short
Story America’s contemporary library online, and also appeared in Volume
2: Short Story America Anthology (2012). "Garage
Sale" appeared in Volume 3: Short Story America Anthology
(2013). "Trinity" appeared in December 2013 in the
inaugural issue of Phoenix' Fourchamber Press magazine. Gary's
full collection of short stories and writing craft essays, Baffled
and Other Stories, was also published in 2013. Gary
has also presented creative writing seminars and readings at SSA
Festival and Conference (2012 and 2013), at GCC, and in his home town of
Vicky Campo (email@example.com) has mentored writers since 1994. She has been a full-time faculty member at Arizona State University, she has led and facilitated writing support groups, and she now teaches Creative Writing in the Maricopa Community Colleges. Vicky Campo earned her Masters Degree in English from Arizona State University in 1997 with distinction. Her work has appeared in such publications as The Palo Verde, Sandcutters, The Angle, Open Channels, Strategies for Teaching First-Year Composition, The Bedford Bibliography of Basic Writing, and others.
information, contact David Nelson, M. F. A.