Emrys Donaldson

Assistant Professor
(they/them/theirs)
204 Stone Center
edonaldson@jsu.edu          

Emrys Donaldson is a member of the creative writing faculty who specializes in fiction and nonfiction. Their main areas of research concern speculative ecologies, science fiction, and cli-fi. Their creative work has recently appeared in TriQuarterly, Passages North, Redivider, Fairy Tale Review, and The Rupture, among other venues. Their academic work has appeared in volumes from Lexington Books and Palgrave Macmillan.

Emrys Donaldson

Courses Taught:

  • EH 101 English Composition I
  • EH 201 American Literature I
  • EH 202 American Literature II
  • EH 251 Introduction to Creative Writing
  • EH 351 Creative Writing: Fiction
  • EH 399 Special Topics
  • EH 423 Alabama Literature
  • INS 365 Queer Arts & Culture Survey (team-taught with Michelle Tailor, Theatre and Film & Matt Hill, English)

Education

  • M.F.A. in Prose from The University of Alabama in 2019
  • B.A. in English from Cornell University in 2012

Other Responsibilities

  • Faculty Adviser, Umbrella Alliance
  • Coordinator, Write, Southerners! Reading Series