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Assistant Professor
English
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise 
Creative Writing and Film
Courses Taught 
English 364: Reading Film
ENGL 386: Creative Writing Fiction I
ENGL 387: Creative Writing Fiction II
ENGL 393: Literature Live: Studying the Works of NEIU Visiting Writers
ENGL 394: Writing the Personal Essay
ENGL 395: The Craft of the Short Story
ENGL 396: Screenwriting: the Short Script
Research Interests 
Author of poetry, short stories, screenplays, and one novel, Alicia is currently working on a memoir.
Education 

MFA, Vermont College 

BA, SUNY Binghamton

Selected Publications 

Hammer and Anvil (short film screenplay), 2008

Towelhead  (novel), 2005   (later a film, directed by Alan Ball)

The Brutal Language of Love (short stories), 2001

 

Additional Information 

Along with Julie Iromuanya, Alicia initiated and currently coordinates NEIU's Visiting Writers' Series. 

Arts and Sciences

Contact Us at the English Department

T (773) 442-5810

t-scherman@neiu.edu

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