Dr. Heidi Lynn Staples
Assistant Professor of English
Learning Center, Director

PhD University of Georgia English: Literature & Creative Writing
MFA Syracuse University: Poetry/Creative Writing
BA University of Georgia: Psychology

ENG 428 Twentieth-Century American Literature
ENG 400  Trillium: Literary Publications
ENG 394/494 Creative Writing: Fiction
ENG 393/493 Creative Writing: Non-Fiction
ENG 392/492 Creative Writing: Poetry
ENG 204 British Lit 2, ENG 211 U.S. Lit 2
ENG 101-102 Composition

Dr. Staples is co-director and advisor for the English Creative Writing Track. In Athens, she directs the Learning Center and serves as faculty advisor for the Creative Arts Society. Additionally, she is a member of the Critical Thinking Committee, a continuing effort of the Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) initiative. Her poetry, nonfiction, and criticism have appeared in various peer-reviewed journals and online literary magazines.

Heidi Lynn Staples is the author of four collections, including Noise Event, forthcoming from Ahsahta and Take Care Fake Bear Torque Cake, recently released from Caketrain. Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, Chicago Review, Denver Quarterly, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. She lives in Athens with her husband and daughter, where they shop the farmer's market and kick-scoot downtown.