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Dan Albergotti

Professor, English

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Spring 2019 Office Hours
Tuesdays 3:00 - 4:00pm;
Wednesdays 2:00 - 4:00pm;
Thursdays 10:00am - 12:00pm;
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A writer is a reader moved to emulation.” – Saul Bellow


Dan Albergotti is the author of The Boatloads (BOA Editions, 2008) and Millennial Teeth (Southern Illinois University Press, 2014), as well as a limited-edition chapbook, The Use of the World (Unicorn Press, 2013). His poems have appeared in The Cincinnati Review, Five Points, The Southern Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and two editions of Pushcart Prize, as well as many other journals and anthologies. He has received scholarships and fellowships from the South Carolina Arts Commission, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.


M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2002
Ph.D., English Literature, University of South Carolina, 1995
M.A., English, Clemson University, 1988
B.A., English, Clemson University, 1986

Interesting Facts

Once sang the lead role in an opera.

Teaching Areas

Creative writing, poetry writing, literature

Research Areas

Poetry and prosody