Jessie van Eerden
Director of the M.F.A., Assistant Professor
Areas of Instruction: creative writing, composition
research: She is the author of the novel Glorybound (WordFarm, 2012). Her essays and short fiction have appeared in The Oxford American, River Teeth, Bellingham Review and other publications, and her prose has been included in Best American Spiritual Writing and Red Holler: An Anthology of Contemporary Appalachian Literature. Van Eerden is also the director of Wesleyan’s Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program.