Gloria, J. E. (Eugene), MFA
Professor of English (on leave both semesters)
Eugene Gloria earned a B.A. from San Francisco State University, M.A. from Miami University of Ohio, and MFA from the University of Oregon. He is the author of three books of poems — My Favorite Warlord (Penguin, 2012), Hoodlum Birds (Penguin, 2006), and Drivers at the Short-Time Motel (Penguin, 2000). His awards and honors include a National Poetry Series selection, an Asian American Literary Award, a Fulbright Research Grant, a San Francisco Art Commission grant, a Poetry Society of America award, a Pushcart Prize, and a 2013 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. He was appointed the Arts & Sciences Distinguished Visiting Writer at Bowling Green State University for the 2013 spring semester. His recent poetry and prose have appeared in The New Republic, Ploughshares, Crab Orchard Review, Cimarron Review, Indiana Review, and Seneca Review. At DePauw, he teaches creative writing, college writing, Senior Seminar in Writing, and literature courses on contemporary American poetry and Asian American poets and writers.