Creative Writing at WVU: Wild, Wonderful Writing

Ellesa Clay High

Associate Professor of English
Ph.D. 1981 Ohio

Office: 229 Colson Hall
Tel: (304) 293-9722
Fax: (304)293-5380
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American Indian Literature
Creative Writing: fiction and nonfiction
Appalachian Literature

Past Titan Rock: Journeys into an Appalachian Valley, University Press of Kentucky, 1984.

Articles and Publications:
“White Pine and Red: Peace and Resistance as Embodied in the Standing People.” Blockades and Resistance: Studies in Ethnohistory, eds. Bruce Hodges and David McNab, Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2001 (forthcoming).
“Maggie Anderson: Two Voices.” Diverse Voices in Contemporary Appalachian Women’s Poetry, ed. Felicia Mitchell, University of Tennessee Press (forthcoming).
“Lily May Ledford: A Lasting Heritage.” Gems: Lily Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers, ed. Joyce Dyer, University Press of Kentucky, 1998, 146-152.
“Diversity in Appalachia: The Lessons that Mountains Teach.”Involved in the Network of Change, 1:1 (1994): 9, 20.
“Drawing Back the Buckskin Curtain.” Wicazo Sa Review, X:1 (1994): 71-73.