University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of English

Faculty - Stephen Cramer

Stephen Cramer

Stephen Cramer, Lecturer

  • M.A. City College of New York, 1998
  • C.V. (PDF)
Area of expertise

20th-Century and contemporary poetry; Creative writing

Contact Information
Phone: (802) 656-0839
Office: 407 Old Mill

Spring 2018 Office Hours: M, W 12:00 - 1:00 and by appointment

Stephen Cramer's first book of poems, Shiva's Drum, was selected by Grace Schulman for the National Poetry Series and was published in 2004. His second, Tongue & Groove, was published by University of Illinois Press in the fall of 2007. His work has appeared in journals such as American Poetry Review, African American Review, Harvard Review, Atlanta Review, Green Mountains Review, Hayden's Ferry Review and Southwest Review. He is currently polishing up a third collection of poetry with help from a grant from The Vermont Arts Council. He teaches writing and literature at the University of Vermont and lives with his wife, Joanna, in Burlington.

Courses taught: Expository Writing, Intro to Creative Writing, Introduction to Poetry, Introduction to Fiction, Jazz Poetry, Types of Literature, Written Expression, American Literature