Anna Harris-Parker

Associate Professor

Anna Harris-Parker

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

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

Bio

Anna Harris-Parker is the author of the chapbook Dress (Main Street Rag, 2019). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in AMP, Cellpoems, Slant, and other journals. She teaches composition and creative writing at Augusta University, where she also directs Writers Weekend.

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

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • "Muse", 2019
    Other
  • Dress, 2019
    Other
  • "Grandmother's Allegory", 2019
    Other
  • "Trying", 2019
    Other
  • "Godmother / Aunt", 2018
    Other

Department Service

  • Sand Hills Writers Series 2020 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • English Upper-Level and Curriculum Overview Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • English Faculty Advisor 2012 - Present

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

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Pamplin Professional Impact Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • 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 2017 - 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