NCC Fall Semester
For the Fall, under the guidance of State and County officials, and placing health and safety first, NCC will provide the majority of courses that can be instructed remotely or online in this format. Courses that have critical components and require face-to-face instruction, including classes with lab components that cannot easily be replicated remotely, will be instructed on-campus in a face-to-face format following appropriate health and safety guidelines and procedures to maintain the safety of the NCC community.
Christina M. Rau is the author of the sci-fi fem poetry collection Liberating The Astronauts (Aqueduct Press, 2017), which won the 2018 SFPA Elgin award, and the chapbooks WakeBreatheMove (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and For The Girls, I (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). She is a full-time Associate Professor in the NCC English Department where she also serves on the Creative Writing Program. When she’s not teaching or writing, she’s teaching yoga or watching the Game Show Network. www.christinamrau.com
Creative Non-Fiction Editor / Lead Copy Editor
Sabrina Davis joined the Nassau Community College English department in 2009. She completed her BA in History from CUNY Baruch College, her MA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from Florida Atlantic University, and then a PhD in the American Studies Department at Saint Louis University. While her MA thesis is a piece of creative nonfiction entitled Microwavable Dinners, Professor Davis’s current creative interest is far removed from reality and is situated somewhere between science fiction, fantasy, and historical fiction.
John Dermot Woods, a professor in the NCC English department, is the author of the novel, The Baltimore Atrocities, recently published by Coffee House Press. He has also published Activities (Publishing Genius Press), a collection of comics, and the image-text novels The Complete Collection of People, Places, and Things, and in collaboration with J. A. Tyler, No One Told Me I Was Going To Disappear.
Tim Wood is the author of two books of poems, Otherwise Known as Home (BlazeVOX, 2010) and Notched Sunsets (Atelos, 2016). He was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Tübingen in Germany from 2013 to 2014, where he taught courses on hip-hop as literature and on American poetry. He is currently a professor of English at SUNY Nassau Community College.
Izolda Maksym is a full-time Associate Professor in the Art Department at Nassau Community College. She holds an MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design and a BFA in Computer Graphics from New York Institute of Technology. She works for numerous web and software design companies in New York City where she designs award winning web sites.
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