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Lucy Ferriss
Writer-in-Residence
Phone: (860) 297-2466 Office Location: 115 Vernon Street, Rm. 202
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Trinity College faculty member since 2000
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Degrees:
Ph.D., Tufts Univ. (1995)
M.A., Tufts Univ. (1993)
M.A., San Francisco State Univ. (1979)
B.A., Pomona College (1975)

Professor Ferriss's teaching, whether of literature or of creative writing, stems from her experience as a writer, a vocation that is itself a continuous experience of learning from and for literature. Put simply, her goal is to ask and prompt the question: “What is happening here?” Literature and creative writing are not ciphers by which we figure out a message, an adage, or a bit of history; they are dynamic events shaped by writers and readers in a shared imaginative world.