• Emily Cinquemani

    Emily Cinquemani

    Creative Writing Creative Writing Poetry Instructor

    Emily Cinquemani’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Poetry Northwest, Ploughshares, Colorado Review, Indiana Review, Southern Indiana Review, 32 Poems, Nashville Review, Cherry Tree, and Meridian. She joined the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities in 2021 after teaching in the English Department at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she earned her MFA in Creative Writing with a poetry concentration.  While at UNC Greensboro, she also worked as a poetry editor for The Greensboro Review. She currently serves as a poetry editor for The Adroit Journal and is an alumna of Elon  University.

  • Scott Gould

    Scott Gould

    Creative Writing Creative Nonfiction Instructor

    Scott Gould is the author of the story collection, Strangers to Temptation (Hub City
    Press); a novel, Whereabouts (Koehler Books); and the memoir, Things That Crash, Things
    That Fly (Vine Leaves Press). A new collection of stories, Idiot Men, will be published
    in August 2021 by Springer Mountain Press, and a second novel, The Hammerhead
    Chronicles, will be published in February 2022 by the University of North Georgia
    Press. His work has appeared in Kenyon Review, New Madrid Journal, Crazyhorse, Garden
    & Gun, Carolina Quarterly, Pembroke Magazine, Black Warrior Review, New Ohio Review,
    New Stories from the South, and The Bitter Southerner, among others. He is a two-time
    winner of the S.C. Arts Commission’s Individual Artist Fellowship in Prose.

    Gould has taught creative nonfiction and screenwriting in the Creative Writing
    Department since 2004.

  • Alan Rossi

    Alan Rossi

    Creative Writing Creative Writing Department Chair, Fiction Instructor

    Alan Rossi’s fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Granta, the Atlantic, the Missouri Review, Conjunctions, New England Review, Agni, and Ninth Letter, among others. His novella Did You Really Just Say That To Me? was awarded the third annual New England Review Award for Emerging Writers, and he was the New England Review/Bread Loaf Scholar for 2017. He is also the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and an O. Henry Prize. His first novel, Mountain Road, Late at Night, will be published by Picador in the spring of 2019. He lives in South Carolina with his wife and daughter.