Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing
Kristen Gentry received her M.F.A. from Indiana University and has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2007. She often teaches the courses Advanced Fiction Workshop, Creative Nonfiction Workshop, Reading as a Writer, Foundations of Creative Writing, and Hip Hop and Contemporary American Literature. She received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2015. Gentry is the director of the Creative Writing program at SUNY Geneseo and is currently working on her manuscript, Mama Said.
Gentry advises the Geneseo MiNT magazine and is a fellow for the SUNY Geneseo’s Writer’s House. She also serves as the advisor to the Alpha Delta Epsilon sorority.