• Profile:

    A.W. Strouse is a poet and a medievalist.

    Strouse teaches medieval literature at the New School and at CUNY.

    Degrees Held:

    Ph.D., English, City University of New York

    M.A., Medieval Studies, Fordham University

    B.A., Literature and Interdisciplinary Science, Eugene Lang College

    Professional Affiliations:

    Modern Languages Association

    Babel Working Group

    Medieval Academy of America

    Recent Publications:


    Journal Articles

    “Macrobius’s Foreskin,” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 46.1 (2016): 7-31. .

    Sir Orfeo as a Critical/Liberal/Art,” post-medieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies 6.4 (2015): 478-84.

    “‘We Play at Paste’: Glossing Fytt XIII of the Pearl with Emily Dickinson,” Glossator 9 (2015): 251-63.

    “Getting Medieval on Graduate Education: Queering Academic Professionalization,” Pedagogy 15.1 (2015): 119-38.

    “‘In te consumere nomen’: The Politics of Naming in Ausonius’s Mosella,” Names 62.4 (2014): 189-201.

    “Misogynists as Queers in Le Livre de la Cité des Dames,” Romanic Review 104.3-4 (2013): 251-71.


    Creative Writing

    Thebes (Brooklyn: Jerk Poet, 2015)

    My Gay Middle Ages (Brooklyn: punctum, 2015)

    Retractions & Revelations (Brooklyn: Jerk Poet, 2014)

    Transfer Queen (in press)

    Performances And Appearances:

    "Mono Generation," (short film) Chicago Underground Film Festival (2017)

    Research Interests:

    Poetics; medieval literature and literary theory; theology and mysticism; sex and gender.