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Reilly, Kerry Anne Senior Instructor


Research Areas research areas


research overview

  • Kerry Reilly is a writer, teacher and scholar of creative nonfiction writing and writing in the visual arts. She has developed a series of creative nonfiction courses and has founded and chaired the PWR's CNF Committee which provides information, training and support for faculty who are interested in incorporating non-traditional forms of academic writing into their courses.


  • literary nonfiction writing (narrative, memoir, personal essay, lyric essay, literary journalism, hybrid and non-traditional forms of academic writing), writing and rhetoric, composition studies, travel writing, writing in the visual arts, prose poetry, philosophy, human rights, art, design


courses taught

  • WRTG 2020 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction (Spring 2019)
  • WRTG 3020 Topics in Writing (Spring 2019)
  • WRTG 1150 First-Year Writing and Rhetoric (Fall 2018)
  • WRTG 3020 Topics in Writing (Fall 2018)
  • WRTG 3020 Topics in Writing (Summer 2018)
  • WRTG 3007 Writing in the Visual Arts (Spring 2018)
  • WRTG 3020 Topics in Writing (Spring 2018)


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)