• Alan Rossi

    Alan Rossi

    Creative Writing Creative Writing Department Chair, Fiction Instructor

    Alan Rossi’s fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Granta, 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, was published by Picador in 2020. His second novel, Our Last Year, will be published in the fall of 2022. He lives in South Carolina with his wife, two children, and various cats. He has been teaching at the Governor's School since 2014.

  • 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’s books include the novels Whereabouts (Koehler Books) and The Hammerhead Chronicles (UNG Press); a story collection, Strangers to Temptation (Hub City Press); and a memoir, Things That Crash, Things That Fly (Vine Leaves Press). A second collection of stories, Idiot Men, will be published in Fall 2023, by Vine Leaves Press. His work has appeared in Kenyon Review, Black Warrior Review, New Madrid Journal, New Ohio Review, Crazyhorse, BULL, Garden & Gun, Pangyrus, New Stories from the South, and others. Gould is a past recipient of the Larry Brown Short Story Award and an IPPY Gold Medal in fiction, and he is a two-time winner of the S.C. Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship in Prose.

    Gould teaches creative nonfiction in the Creative Writing Department and has served the Governor's School since 2004.