Holly Iglesias, Ph.D.
Core MLA Faculty
Holly Iglesias earned a doctorate in Interdisciplinary Humanities from Florida State University and an Master of Arts in History from the University of Miami. She is the author of "Souvenirs of a Shrunken World" (Kore Press, fall, 2008), a poetry collection, and "Boxing Inside the Box: Women’s Prose Poetry" (Quale Press, 2004), a critical study. "Angles of Approach," another poetry collection, will be published by White Pine Press in the fall of 2010. She is a 2011 recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry and has been the recipient of fellowships from the North Carolina Arts Council, the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Edward F. Albee Foundation. Her teaching interests include American studies, documentary studies and a creative/scholarly approach to history through poetry and to poetry through archival photographs and ephemera.
UNC Asheville News Article: UNC Asheville's Holly Iglesias Awarded Prestigious NEA Literature Fellowship
M.A., University of Miami
Ph.D., Florida State University
Recent Courses Taught
- MLA 500, Seminar on the Human Condition
- MLA 520, Roots of the American Documentary Tradition
- MLA 520, Introduction to Creative Writing: Three Genres
- MLA 572, Directed Readings: Approaches to Research
- MLA 600, The Luminous Moment: History Through Poetry
- MLA 670, Scholarly Inquiry Seminar
- MLA 680, Capstone Project Seminar