Anna Harris-Parker

Assistant Professor

Anna Harris-Parker

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of English and Foreign Languages

Bio

Anna Harris-Parker's poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Cellpoems, Mikrokosmos, Slant, West Texas Literary Review, and other journals. She currently teaches composition and creative writing at Augusta University, where she also advises Sand Hills literary magazine, and directs Writers Weekend at Summerville.

Education

  • MFA, Creative Writing Wichita State University, 2010

  • BFA, Creative Writing Converse College, 2007

Awards & Honors

  • Patient- and Family-Centered Care Award Augusta University Medical Center, 2016

  • Finalist, Writers House Summer Residency Hub City Writers Project, 2013

  • Winner, Wichita State University Prize in Poetry 2012

  • Nominee, Outstanding Teaching Award Augusta State University, 2011

  • Honorable Mention Wichita State University, Academy of American Poets Poetry Contest, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ENGL 1102

    College Composition II
  • ENGL 1114H

    Honors Freshman Comp. II: Hon Freshman Comp. II
  • ENGL 4670

    Lit Editing and Pub
  • HONR 3900H

    Breaking Boundaries
  • ENGL 1101

    College Composition I
  • ENGL 4630

    Poetry Workshop

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • "Cents and Sensibility: Planning the 14th Georgia Literary Festival", 2017
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • "Grandmother's Allegory", 2017
    Other
  • "Zeus", 2017
    Other
  • “Grandmother’s Allegory,” , 2012
    Other
  • “Not my Wedding Day or the Birth of my First Son,” , 2012

Department Service

  • English Upper-Level and Curriculum Overview Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Sand Hills Literary Magazine 2012 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • English Faculty Advisor 2012 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Creative Writing Sub-Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Assistant Professor of English-Creative Writing (Fiction) Search Committee 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Undergraduate Student Success Coordinating Counsel 2013 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • AU Arts Council 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Writers Weekend 2012 - Present

    Role: Program Coordinator
  • Outreach and Economic Development Strategic Focus Team 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • High School U 2013 - 2015

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Knowledge Integrated: The American Experiment: 1776-1865 2014 - 2014

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • Authors' Club of Augusta Board of Directors 2018 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Poetry Matters Project Board of Directors 2015 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Write to Heal 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Columbia County Senior Capstone Projects 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Young Georgia Authors Compeition - 2018

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Planning Committee, Berry Fleming Book Festival 2016 - Present

    Role: Chair
  • Steering Committee for the Georgia Literary Festival, sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book 2014 - 2015

    Role: Chair