Geoffrey Babbitt

Geoffrey BabbittAssociate Professor of Writing and Rhetoric and English

Joined faculty in 2012

Ph.D., University of Utah (2010)
M.F.A., University of Utah (2005)
B.A., Connecticut College (2003)

Contact Information

Smith HallPhone (315) 781-4643Personal Homepage

Teaching Experience

HWS (2012-present)

Ohio Northern University (2009-2012)

University of Utah (2006-2009)

Courses Taught

WRRH 330: New Media Writing: Theory & Practice
WRRH 329: The Lyric Essay (same course as ENG 396)
WRRH 328: Small Press Book Publishing (same course as ENG 394)
WRRH 327: Literary Journalism
WRRH 320: Op-Ed
WRRH 310: Digital Journalism: Reporting Online
WRRH 210: Print Journalism
ENG 397: Creative Nonfiction Workshop
ENG 396: The Lyric Essay (same course as WRRH 329)
ENG 394: Small Press Book Publishing (same course as WRRH 328)
ENG 290/190: Creative Writing
ENG 267: Post-WWII American Poetry
ENG 266: Modernist American Poetry

Publications

Book
Appendices Pulled from a Study on Light.  Spuyten Duyvil Publishing. 2018.

Essays
"“That Thin Skin Is Broken: Thomas Traherne’s Gnostic Bent.”  The Ben Jonson Journal . Forthcoming. Volume 27, Issue 2. November 2020.
"William Blake's Prophetic Epistemology."   Guesthouse . Issue 4. Winter 2019.
“Same Difference.”  North American Review ’s Open Space: Exclusive Online Content from the  North American Review . January 31, 2019.
"On Categories &  Seneca Review 's Book Prize."  Essay Daily . Summer 2017.
“Factual Telepathy: Gnosticism in the Poetry of Susan Howe.”  North American Review ’s Open Space: Exclusive Online Content from the  North American Review . April 10, 2017.
“The Real Sun No One’s Ever Seen.”  The California Journal of Poetics . Issue 2. Fall 2016.
“The Stone Knows the Form.”  Iron Horse Literary Review . Volume 17, Issue 6. Spring 2016.
“A Faint Cloud Kindled at the Rising Sun.”  Pleiades . Volume 36, Issue 1. Winter 2016.
“By Faith, the Eye Stays Open.” (Four-Part Series.)  Entropy Magazine . Spring 2015.
“Island of Apollonian Light and the Golden Spring.”  Confrontation . Spring 2012.
“In the Gloom, the Gold Gathers the Light Against It.”  The Collagist . Issue 20, Spring 2011.
“The War of Jenkins’ Ear.”  DIAGRAM . Volume 9, Issue 1, Spring 2009.

Some Recent Poems
“The Origin of Panic.”  Colorado Review . Volume 47, Issue 1. Spring 2020.
“His Baptism.”  Colorado Review . Volume 47, Issue 1. Spring 2020.
“His Felpham Cottage.”  The Cincinnati Review . Volume 15, Issue 2. Winter 2019.
“The William Blakes, (1757-1827).”  Tarpaulin Sky Literary Journal . Spring 2017.
“Los to Enitharmon, Night the Seventh.”  Tarpaulin Sky Literary Journal . Spring 2017.
“The Ancient of Days.”  Tarpaulin Sky Literary Journal . Spring 2017.
“With Blake at Delphi.”  Tarpaulin Sky Literary Journal . Spring 2017.
“On Time and the Office of the Dead.”  Tarpaulin Sky Literary Journal . Spring 2017.
"In James Blake Sr.'s House...."  North American Review . Volume 302, # 2. Spring 2017

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

The Blake Society
AWP
MLA