Barbara Edelman joined the department as an MFA candidate/TA in 1992 and retired as a teaching professor of English in 2022.
Developed the course Writing for Environmental Advocacy for the Public and Professional Writing Program and taught an adapted version this past spring for the Pitt Study Abroad program in Sydney, Australia.
Seminar in Composition, Engineering Composition, Written Professional Communication, Basic Writing, Writing Center Consultant
Co-designed and co-taught The Book as Art in collaboration with Barbara Weissberger, Studio Arts faculty.
Introduction to Poetry, Poetry Workshop, Readings in Contemporary Poetry, Introduction to Fiction, Introduction to Creative Writing
Introduction to Shakespeare, Reading Poetry, The Short Story in Context
Co-coordinated the Writers’ Café, University of Pittsburgh Writing Center
Coordinated the graduate & undergraduate Creative Writing Awards
Served on numerous departmental committees, including mentoring graduate students in teaching creative writing
CGS Student’s Choice Award for Teaching, 2012
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Individual Artist Grant in Poetry, 2000
Fellowships to The Hambidge Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center
Her poems and short prose have appeared in numerous journals, including Pleiades, Prairie Schooner, Cimarron, Spillway, Rattle, & Arts & Letters.
“Exoskeleton” & “Otsego Street” in Leon Literary Review, 2022
“Fireworks for the Whole of June” & “After Ray Carver via John Straley” in Appalachian Lit, 2022
“Assisted Living” in Pittsburgh Quarterly, 2017
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