Office BuildingPugsley Center
Mailing AddressPugsley Cont Ed Center 421
Brookings, SD 57007
BiographyDr. Stewart is the author of several poetry books including Untrussed (2016), Bluewords Greening (2016), Keeping Them Alive (2010), and Postcard on Parchment (2008). Magazines such as Arts & Letters, North American Review, Prairie Schooner and Shenandoah have published her work.
EducationPh.D. in English with a graduate certificate in women’s and gender studies. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Lincoln, NE. May 2007.
M.A. in English. Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ. May 2000.
B.A. (summa cum laude) in English with a minor in writing and a 7-12 grade teaching endorsement. University of Northern Iowa. Cedar Falls, IA. December 1995. National Student Exchange: University of Montana, 1993-1994.
Academic Interests/ExpertiseWriting poetry
Writing creative nonfiction/memoir
Writing as a way of healing (narrative medicine)
Ekphrasis: writing from art (visual, performing arts, architecture)
Writing in the community
Creative processes common to many fields and disciplines
Literary studies in 20th / 21st century poetry and memoir
Women in literature ~ Literature by women
Academic ResponsibilitiesCreative Writing Coordinator
Jerome Norgren Poetry Contest and Paul Witherington Prose Content, facilitator/judge
Committee ActivitiesWomen's Studies Advisory Council
Briggs Library Archives Subcommittee
- Creative Writing Studies / Composition Studies
- 20th / 21st Century Poetry and Creative Nonfiction