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Mead, Beth

MFA Writing Program Director
LUCC 207  (636) 949-4524

Course Information

Term Course Course Name Syllabus

SP QTR 14 ECU 48900 ARBM  Culminating Project Extension
SP QTR 14 ICU 48900 ARBM  Culminating Project
SP QTR 14 IMF 55600 OL1 ONLNE The Prose Collection
SP QTR 14 IMF 55600 OL2 ONLNE The Prose Collection
SP QTR 14 IMF 55600 OL3 ONLNE The Prose Collection
SP QTR 14 IMF 58999 BM  Graduate Thesis
SP QTR 14 IMF 59700 IS01  Independent Study III




Biography

Beth Mead is a Professor of Humanities and Director of the MFA in Writing Program at Lindenwood University. She is the Editor of the Lindenwood Review, a literary journal publishing fiction, poetry, and personal essays. Beth received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, where she studied under Mary Troy and David Carkeet. She lives in O’Fallon with her husband Chris and her sons Connor and Casey



Educational and Professional Experience

MFA, Creative Writing, Fiction

University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2004

 

BA, English, Magna Cum Laude

University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2000

 
 



Awards

2nd Place, Saturday Writers Fiction Contest, 2012

Jim Haba Poetry Award, 2010

Honorable Mention, River Styx Micro-Fiction Contest, 2007

Nominee, AWP Intro Journals Project’s Creative Nonfiction Award, 2004

 

 



Selected Publications

Short Fiction: "The Train"
http://www.fictionweekly.com/ 
 
  
Poetry: "The Former Mrs. Jonathan Rothdale"
Winner, Jim Haba Poetry Award
 



Presentations

Lewis & Clark Community College Writing Symposium, February 8, 2012

“The Power of Writing”

 

Saturday Writers, Chapter of the Missouri Writers’ Guild, July 28, 2012

“The Craft of Writing Literary Flash Fiction"

 

Lindenwood University, August 4, 2012

“Teaching College Writing, an MFA Perspective”

 

UM-St. Louis Qualitative Research Conference: Interpreting Meaning, February 22, 2002

“Teaching Writing as a Shared Experience”

 






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