Creative Writing at WVU: Wild, Wonderful Writing

James Harms

James Harms

Professor of English

MFA, Indiana University

Office: Colson Hall 235
Tel: 304.293.9720
Fax: 304.293.5380
Curriculum Vitae

Read Jim's work.


Creative Writing
Modern and Contemporary American Literature
Poetry in translation
Courses Taught:


Awards and Fellowships

WVU Awards:

Sigma Tau Delta Outstanding Teacher, Department of English, West Virginia University, 2009-2010, 2003-2004.

Caperton Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Writing, 2009

Outstanding Researcher, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences,
West Virginia University 2004. 1999

Claude Worthington Benedum Distinguished Scholar,
West Virginia University, 2000

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching/
CASE West Virginia Professor of the Year, 1999

WVU Foundation Outstanding Teacher, West Virginia University, 1999

Outstanding Teacher, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences,
West Virgina University, 1998