KATRINA PROW, phd

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy, English

Texas Tech University (2012 - 2017)

Major: Creative Writing, Fiction

Helen DeVitt Jones Fellow

TEACH Fellow

 

Master of Fine Arts, English

California State University, Long Beach (2010)

Major: Creative Writing, Fiction

 

Bachelor of Arts, English

California State University, Long Beach (2007)

Major: Creative Writing

 

PUBLICATIONS

"What Jeanie Won't Tell," The Journal (2017)

"Prep," Pithead Chapel (2017)

"Not With a Bang," Redivider (2017)

“The Stars at Night Are Big and Bright,” Passages North (2017)

“Patent Pieces,” (series of three shorts) Nano Fiction (2016)

“Hands Come In From Every Direction,” Juked (2015)

“Speak Easy So We Can Hear You,” WhiskeyPaper (2015)

“Arnold Has The Blues.” scissors & spackle (2015)

“Sit Pretty,” CHEAP POP (2014)     

“Other Than Holding,” Literary Orphans (2014)

“Prelude to Disease,” Passages North (2013)

“Making the Bed,” Pearl 44 (2010)

“Mutilation,” Pearl 43 (2009)

“Portrait of My Parents, 1980,” Spot Lit Mag (2009)

“Paper Mache,”RipRap 30 (2008)

“Fiber Optics,” RipRap 30 (2008)

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Review of In the Not Quite Dark by Dana Johnson, Arcadia (2016)

Review of Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler, Arcadia (2016)

Review of Every Kiss A War by Leesa Cross-Smith, Arcadia (2015)

Review of Contents May Have Shifted by Pam Houston, Prime Number Magazine (2013)

Interview with Pam Houston, Prime Number Magazine (2013) *selected for a "Best Of" print edition

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Lecturer, English Department

California State University, Long Beach (2017 - present)

Introduction to Creative Writing, Poetry

 

Adjunct Lecturer, English Department

Chapman University (2017 - present)

Introduction to Creative Writing

 

Graduate Part-Time Instructor, English Department

Texas Tech University (2012 - 2017)                                                         

English 1301, First-Year Composition

English 2351, Introduction to Creative Writing – Fiction and Nonfiction

English 2308, Introduction to Nonfiction

English 2307, Introduction to Fiction – The Composite Novel

English 2305, Introduction to Poetry – Contemporary American Poetry

 

Instructor, English Department

Cerritos College (2012)                                                           

English 101, Critical Thinking and Literature

 

Teaching Associate, English Department

California State University, Long Beach (2009)                                

English 205, Introduction to Creative Writing, Fiction

 

Teaching Associate, English Department

California State University, Long Beach (2008 - 2009)                            

WPE 200, Writing Proficiency Exam Preparatory Course

 

TUTORING EXPERIENCE

Tutor, Reading and Writing Center

Orange Coast College (2010 - 2012)                                                     

ESL Specialist, PASS (Peer Assisted Student Study) Leader, Taught laboratories on Vocabulary, Annotation, and Revision.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Fiction Reviews Editor

Arcadia (2016 - 2017)

 

Volunteer, Arts for Healing Program

Covenant Women and Children’s Hospital (2015 -2016)

 

Associate Fiction Editor, Iron Horse Literary Review

Texas Tech University (2013 - present)

 

Substitute Lecturer, English Department

Texas Tech University (2013 - 2016)

English 3351, Advanced Fiction Writing

 

Volunteer, Western Literature Conference

Texas Tech University (2012)                                                    

           

Non-Tutorial Duties, Reading and Writing Center

Orange Coast College (2010 - 2012)                                                      

Absorbed Administrative Duties, Registered Students, Scheduled Appointments.

 

Substitute Lecturer, English Department

California State University, Long Beach (2008 - 2010)                             

English 405, Advanced Fiction Writing

English 407, Advanced Novel Writing

 

RipRap Publicity Director and Reader

California State University, Long Beach (2008 - 2010)                            

 

Student Aide, Developmental English

Millikan High School (2006)                                                     

 

RESIDENCIES

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (2016)

 

CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS

Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Fiction Program (2017)

Moderator, “Women Write Los Angeles.” Associated Writing Programs (2016)

 

AWARDS

Flash Fiction, "Prep," nominated for "Best of the Net," by Pithead Chapel (2017)

John Hiller Zobel Memorial Scholarship, Squaw Valley Community of Writers (2017)

Third Place, "Not With a Bang," Redivider Blurred Genre Contest, judged by Claudia Rankine (2017)

Finalist, “The Stars at Night Are Big and Bright,” Passages North Neutrino Short-Short Prize (2016)

Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Texas Tech University (2016)

Outstanding Faculty Award, Texas Tech Lady Raiders (2016)

Graduate Fiction Award, Texas Associate of Creative Writing Teachers (2015)

Emerging Writer, Long Beach Festival of Authors (2010)

William T. Shadden Memorial Scholarship, CSULB (2009)

 

ART EXHIBITIONS

Shrill: An Exhibition of Works by Shrill Women. Curated by Victoria Marie Bee, Lubbock, TX (2017)

Patent Pending. Curated by Jon Whitfill, Lubbock, TX (2015)