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  • Sharon M Mesmer

    Part-time Associate Teaching Professor

    Email
    mesmers@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Sharon M Mesmer

    Profile

    Sharon Mesmer’s fiction collections are Ma Vie à Yonago (Hachette Littératures, Paris, in French translation, 2005), In Ordinary Time (Hanging Loose Press, 2005) and The Empty Quarter (Hanging Loose Press, 2000). An excerpt of her story “Revenge” appears in the anthology I’ll Drown My Book: Conceptual Writing By Women (Les Figues, 2012). Her recent poetry collection, Greetings From My Girlie Leisure Place (Bloof Books), was voted “Best of 2015” by Entropy. Four of her poems appear in Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology (second edition, 2013). Previous collections are Annoying Diabetic Bitch (Combo Books, 2008), The Virgin Formica (Hanging Loose Press, 2008), Vertigo Seeks Affinities (chapbook, Belladonna Books, 2007), Half Angel, Half Lunch (Hard Press, 1998) and Crossing Second Avenue (chapbook, ABJ Press, Tokyo, 1997). Other anthology appearances include Brooklyn Poets Anthology (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2017), Poems for the Nation: Edited by Allen Ginsberg (Seven Stories Press, 2000) and The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry (Thunder’s Mouth Press, 1999). She is co-editor of Flarf: An Anthology of Flarf, Edge Books, 2017. Her awards include a Fulbright Specialist grant (2011), a Jerome Foundation/SASE award (as mentor to poet Elisabeth Workman, 2009) and two New York Foundation for the Arts fellowships (2007 and 1999). Her essays, reviews and interviews have appeared in the New York Times, Paris Review, American Poetry Review, and the Brooklyn Rail, among other places.


     


    Current Courses

    Accidental Realities: Fiction
    NWRW 0311, Fall 2021

    Accidental Realities: Fiction
    NWRW 3311, Fall 2021

    Beginning Poetry Workshop
    NWRW 2203, Fall 2021

    Future Courses

    Creative Thesis & Lit. Project
    NWRG 5920, Spring 2022

    Online Immersion: Fiction
    NWRW 3725, Summer 2022

    Online Immersion: Fiction
    NWRW 0725, Summer 2022

    Past Courses

    Accidental Realities: Fiction
    NWRW 0311, Spring 2021

    Accidental Realities: Fiction
    NWRW 3311, Spring 2021

    Creative Thesis & Lit. Project
    NWRG 5920, Spring 2021

    Introduction to Fiction
    NWRW 2301, Spring 2021

    Online Immersion: Fiction
    NWRW 3725, Summer 2021

    Online Immersion: Fiction
    NWRW 0725, Summer 2021

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