Faculty Biography

Ann Keniston

Ann Keniston

Associate Professor

Degrees:

BA (U of Chicago -- 1983), MA (English/Creative Writing, New York U -- 1998), PhD (English, Boston University -- 2002)

Contact Information:

Office: Frandsen 032

Telephone: (775) 682-6399

Email: keniston@unr.edu

Webpage: http://keniston.blogs.unr.edu/

Recent Publications:

Literature after 9/11. (2008)

November Wasps: Elegies.(2013)

Literature after 9/11. (2008)

Literature after 9/11.(2008)

Overheard Voices: Address and Subjectivity in Postmodern American Poetry. (2006)

Overheard Voices: Address and Subjectivity in Postmodern American Poetry. (2006)

Academic Specializations:

Postwar American poetry, Modern American poetry, Creative writing (poetry), Postmodern and post-9/11 American literature and theory, Women and literature

Biography:

Ann Keniston is associate professor of English at the University of Nevada, Reno, with a specialty in American Poetry. She is the author of a scholarly study, Overheard Voices: Address and Subjectivity in Postmodern American Poetry (Routledge, 2006) and a poetry collection, The Caution of Human Gestures (David Robert, 2005), and is coeditor (with Jeanne Follansbee Quinn) of Literature after 9/11 (Routledge, 2008) as well as (with Jeffrey Gray) The New American Poetry of Engagement: A 21st-Century Anthology (McFarland 2012). She is completing a new full-length manuscript entitled "Lament/Praise"; poems from this manuscript have appeared in Antioch Review, Interim, New Ohio Review, and elsewhere. She is also completing a monograph entitled "Ghostly Figures: Memory and Belatedness in Postwar American Poetry." She lives in Reno, Nevada, with her husband and two sons.

Curriculum Vita:

Keniston Curriculum Vita