Heather Bartlett

Lecturer, Department of Writing
Faculty, School of Humanities and Sciences

Phone:(607) 274-3599
Office:428 Smiddy Hall
Ithaca, NY 14850


Heather received her MFA in Poetry from Hunter College. Before settling into teaching, Heather has worked as a copy clerk at The New York Post, as a publishing assistant for small press that publishes French literary translations, at an engineering firm, and at a window store. She is also an Associate Scottish Highland Dance teacher. Her recent work has appeared in journals such as Connotation Press, Phoebe, The Nervous Breakdown, The Broom Review, Evening Street Review, Conte, RealPoetik, and others. She reads, writes, and grades in various coffee shops here in Ithaca.


  • Academic Writing
  • Poetry


M.F.A. Creative Writing, Poetry, Hunter College

B.A. English Literature, Elmira College

Some Publications

  • "This is What We Made," Barrow Street, 2013
  • Two Poems, Connotation Press, 2012
  • Two Poems, Phoebe, 2012
  • Two Poems, The Nervous Breakdown, 2011
  • "Nectar," The Broome Review, 2011
  • Two Poems, Evening Street Review, 2010
  • "Grand Central Station," Steam Ticket, 2010
  • Bleeding Yellow Light (chapbook), From Yes Press, 2009
  • "Therapy," Third Wednesday, 2009
  • "Motherhood," Melusine, 2009
  • Two Poems, Seven Circle Press, 2009
  • "Is This Desire," The Cherry Blossom Review, 2008
  • "The Day After Dougie's Wake," Conte, 2008
  • "Scroon Lake: June 8, 2000," RealPoetik, 2006
  • "Waking the Body," California Quarterly, 2004




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