Senior Lecturer

Eve Alexandra is a lecturer in the English department with areas of expertise in creative writing, poetry, and American literature. She is an accomplished poet who actively publishes across a wide number of journals, including the Harvard Reveiw and The Academy of American Poets. She recently published her first book The Drowned Girl, which received The Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize.



cover of The Drowned Girl by Eve AlexandraThe Drowned GirlThe Kent State University Press, 2003.



“Honey (or Taking It)”The Salon, Issue 7, Summer, 2014, p.8
“Damage,” “Sin,” and “Thirteen”Bayou, Issue 46, Spring 2006, p.69-71
“Botanica,” “Girl,” “Heroine,” “Passage,” “Sleeping at the Plaza,” and “The Drowned Girl”, Academy of American Poets, Fall 2004 (online recording and reprinting)
“Botanica,” “Girl,” “Heroine,” “Passage,” and “The Drowned Girl”American Poet,
Journal of the Academy of American Poets
, Fall 2002, p.21-23
“Heroine” and “The Drowned Girl”The American Poetry Review, Vol.31/No.5,
September/October 2002, p.6
“The Means of Production”The Harvard Review, No.15, Fall 1998, p.117


Awards and Recognition

The Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize for The Drowned Girl, selected by C.K. Williams, 2002.
Finalist, Kate Tufts Discovery Award, 2002.
Featured Emerging Poet, American Poet, Journal of the Academy of American Poets, 2002.
Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Department of English, University of Pittsburgh, 1995-1997.

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Creative writing, poetry, American literature


  • M.F.A. University of Pittsburgh, 1997


Office Location:

311 Old Mill

Office Hours:

By appointment

Courses Taught

  • Intro to Creative Writing
  • Writing the Personal Essay
  • Intro to Poetry
  • D1: Race & Ethnic Lit Stds: Intro
  • Written Expression
  • American Literature
  • Types of Literature
  • Writing: Poetry & Fiction
  • Introduction to Poetry
  • Experimental Writing
  • Advanced Writing: Poetry