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Rachel Hall

Professor of

English

Welles 225B
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5269
hall@geneseo.edu


Prof. Rachel Hall

Rachel Hall has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1993.
Faculty Information

Education

  • M.F.A., Indiana University
  • M.A., Iowa State University
  • B.A., Knox College

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Fiction

    • “Block Party,” Bellingham Review, issue 68. (2014)
    • “Old Order,” Midwestern Gothic, vol.12. (2014)
    • “New Leaf,” South85, Fall 2012 south85journal.com
    • “Caving,” Crab Orchard Review, vol.13, no.2 (2008)
    • “In the Cemeteries of Saint-Malo,” Water~Stone, vol. 9. (2006)
    • “The Year of Babies” Ascent, vol. 28, no. 3 (2004)
    • “Saint-Malo, 1939” Gettysburg Review, vol. 14, no.2 (Summer 2001)
    • "Heirlooms" in Water-Stone vol. 8 (2005)
    • "Surrogates" New Letters vol. 70, no. 2 (2004)

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      Creative nonfiction

      • “End of the Line” Lunch Ticket, Winter/Spring 2014, lunchticket.org
      • “After Long Winter,” The M Word: Real Mothers in Contemporary Art, ed. Chernick, Myrel and Klein, Jennie. Bradford: Demeter Press, 2011
      • "Breasts: A Collage" in It's A Girl: Women Writers on Raising Daughters, edited by Andrea J. Buchanan
      • “The Missing,” About What Was Lost: Twenty Writers on Miscarriage, Healing and Hope, ed. Gross, Jessica Berger. NY: Plume Books, 2006

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        Awards and Honors

        • Water~Stone’s Brenda Ueland Award in Prose, Honorable Mention, 2006
        • New Letters Literary Award in Fiction, 2003
        • Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Grant, 2003
        • Lilith’s Fiction Award, 2001
        • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2001
Spring 2015 Classes

ENGL 305:
AdvCreative Non-FictionWkshp I

    A practical course in the writing of creative nonfiction. Student assignments in the genre are the focus of discussions, both in class sessions and individual conferences with the instructor. Prereq
    uisites: ENGL 201 and permission of instructor.
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ENGL 307:
AdvCreativeNon-FictionWkshp II

    A practical course in the writing of creative nonfiction. Student assignments in the genre are the focus of discussions, both in class sessions and individual conferences with the instructor. Students
    will further develop and continue to practice skills emphasized in Advanced Creative Nonfiction Worksop I. Prerequisites: ENGL 201, ENGL 305, and permission of instructor.
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ENGL 426:
Editing & Production Workshop

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    An introduction to the basics of publishing through the opportunity to edit and produce, Geneseo?s online literary journal, Gandy Dancer. Coursework will include the creation of advertising and market
    ing, solicitation of manuscripts, collaboration within editorial committees, copyediting and proofreading as well as layout and design. Prerequisites: ENGL 203 or permission of instructor
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