Western Illinois University: Macomb Campus
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English and Journalism
Composition (ENG 100, 180 and 280) and Creative Writing
M.F.A. Creative Writing(Fiction), Purdue University; B.S.W./Women's Studies, Western Illinois Univ.
|Office||216 Simpkins Hall: 309-255-3799|
|Office hours||TT 9:30-10:55, W 9-12 (SP14)|
Barbara earned her M.F.A. in fiction writing from Purdue University. She teaches composition and creative writing.
Barbara's work has previously appeared in the Sycamore Review, issues of Another Chicago Magazine, Buffalo Carp, Friends Journal, In Quire, Bird's Thumb, Prairie Gold: Anthology of the American Heartland, and Requited Journal. It is forthcoming in i70 Review, Sugared Water, Per Contra,The Riveter Review, Bird's Thumb, Catch and Release, Pea River Journal, Festival Writer, and Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal. Her favorite creative endeavors are her awesome kids, Annaleigh and Jack.
Beyond writing and teaching, her interests include literacy activism, running, gardening, cooking, and walking her beloved dog, Banjo.