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John Nizalowski

Instructor of English

Contact Information

Escalante Hall 259

970.248.1558

jnizalow@coloradomesa.edu

Biography

MA, University of Delaware

BA, Binghamton University

John Nizalowski has been an instructor at Colorado Mesa University since 1990 and teaches creative writing, composition and mythology. Previously, he held teaching positions at Virginia Tech and for the College of Santa Fe program at the Penitentiary of New Mexico.

Nizalowski has published three books - a collection of essays entitled "Land of Cinnamon Sun" (Irie Books, 2013); a poetry collection called "The Last Matinée" (Turkey Buzzard Press, 2011) and "Hooking the Sun" (Farolito Press, 2003), a multi-genre work.

His literary and scholarly works have appeared in numerous publications, including Puerto del Sol, Blue Mesa Review, Weber Studies, Bloomsbury Review, ISLE, Measure, Chiron Review and Under the Sun. His work has also appeared in a number of anthologies, including "Reading Under the Sign of Nature" (University of Utah Press), "Artifacts and Illuminations: Critical Essays on Loren Eiseley" (University of Nebraska Press), "Critical Insights: Barbara Kingsolver" (Salem Press) and "The Blueline Anthology" (Syracuse University Press). Nizalowski has also written for various journalistic publications, most notably The Santa Fe New Mexican and Telluride Magazine.