Kim van Alkemade
Office: Horton Hall 305
Phone: (717) 477-1506
PhD in English, concentration in Composition and Rhetoric, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 1997
- Creative nonfiction writing
- Multi-genre creative writing
- First-year academic writing
- Technical writing
Undergraduate Courses Taught:
ENG 224: Introduction to Creative Writing
ENG 335: Creative Nonfiction Writing
ENG 435: Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing
Sound the Lake. A novel in progress, supported by an unpaid Professional Leave from Shippensburg University, Fall semester 2018.
Bachelor Girl. A historical novel published by Simon and Schuster (2018).
Orphan # 8. A historical novel published by William Morrow (2015).
Creative Nonfiction Publications:
“Resting Place.” Alaska Quarterly Review. Spring/Summer 2009.
“Severance Pay.” CutBank. July 2008.
“Hitching.” The Rambler. January/February 2008.
“Spinster Punk.” So To Speak. Winter/Spring 2008.
"Forgotten Fathers: A Memoir.” Proteus: A Journal of Ideas. Fall 2002.
“Orphans Together: A History of New York’s Hebrew Orphan Asylum.” Proceedings of the 2006 Biennial Scholars’ Conference on American Jewish History. 2006.
“The Pedagogy of Pleading: Research Grant Proposals as a Creative Nonfiction Assignment.” Pedagogy Papers 2006. Associated Writing Programs, 2006: 209.
"Writing Program Administrators Stopping and Starting Over." With co-authors Keith Rhodes, Ruth Mirtz and Susan Taylor. WPA: Journal of the Council of Writing Program Administrators 25.3 (Spring 2002): 79-96.
"The Triangle of Organized Labor, Writing Instruction, and Education Technology." Workplace: The Journal for Academic Labor, June 2001. Available
"Questioning the Humanist Vision of Computer Technology." ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication Skills. Indiana University: Bloomington, Indiana, 1996.