Nick Kowalczyk

Nick Kowalczyk

Assistant Professor, Department of Writing
Faculty, School of Humanities and Sciences

Specialty:Creative Nonfiction, the Essay, & Literary Journalism
Phone:(607) 274-5146
E-mail:nkowalczyk@ithaca.edu
Office:415 Smiddy Hall
Ithaca, NY 14850

DEGREES

  •    M.F.A., University of Iowa, Nonfiction Writing Program, 2008
  •    B.S., Journalism, Ohio University, 2002

 

SPECIALTY AREAS

  • Literary Journalism
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Feature Writing
  • Magazine Writing
  • Travel Writing
  • Humorous Writing
  • Personal Essay

SOME PUBLICATIONS

  • "Blood, Gore, Tourism: The Ax Murderer Who Saved a Small Town," Salon.com, April 29, 2012
  • "Embedded with the Reenactors," Salon.com, January 8, 2012
  • “Manhood, Lorain-Style,” personal essay, Poroi, University of Iowa, 6, 1, published in July 2009 “Writing Public Culture” issue
  • “Nick Kowalczyk on the Lorain, Ohio Experience,” an interview with Rust Wire blog, posted April 27, 2009
  • “Dear Lorain,” literary journalism/personal essay, Ohioana Quarterly, Vol. Ll, No. 3, Fall 2008
  • “Publicly Blind: A Journey,” journalism profile, Arts & Sciences magazine, University of Iowa, Fall 2008
  • “As I Lay Dying,” literary journalism, Ninth Letter, Summer 2008
  • “Constructing Spotted Dog,” literary journalism, American Literary Review, Spring 2007

WORKS IN PROGRESS

  • American City, A Memoir (a booklength work)
  • Beneath the Surface of Lives (an essay collection)
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