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William Stobb

Specialty area(s)

Creative Writing

Brief biography

William Stobb is the author of five poetry collections, including the National Poetry Series selection, Nervous Systems, and Absentia, both from Penguin Books. His collection "You Are Still Alive" was named the 2018 winner of the publication prize from 42 Miles Press at the University of Indiana, and will be published in fall of 2019. His short stories, essays and poems appear regularly in journals and magazines. Stobb works as Associate Editor for the literary magazine, Conduit, a leading voice in contemporary poetry.

Current courses at UWL

English 110: College Writing (online)
English 305: Introduction to Creative Writing
English 417: Advanced Seminar in Poetry Writing


Teaching history

In addition to English 110, Stobb regularly teaches the popular courses, English 305: Introduction to Creative Writing, and English 343: Creative Non-fiction, and upper division courses in poetry writing.