Steven R. Evans
English Department Chair
Associate Professor of English
New Writing Series Coordinator
5752 Neville Hall, Room 304A
Orono, Maine 04469-5752 U.S.A.
Office Telephone: 207.581.3818
Office Hours – Fall 2017
PhD, Brown University, 2000
BA, University of California, 1988
Contemporary poetry and poetics, critical theory, modernism, and the avant-garde.
Experience at the University of Maine
I joined the English Department faculty at the University of Maine as an assistant professor in 1999 and received tenure in 2005. I have coordinated the New Writing Series since 1999 and been administrative director of the National Poetry Foundation since 2009. After stints as coordinator of undergraduate (2004-2006) and graduate studies (2007-2011), I became department chair in 2017. In 2014 I received the Outstanding Faculty Award for Service and Outreach, University of Maine College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, 2014.
ENG 446 American Poetry
Writing, Editing, Programming
Edited volume: After Patriarchal Poetry: Feminism and the Contemporary Avant-Garde, differences 12.2 (2001)
Articles in: The Poker, Aerial, Poetics Journal, Qui Parle and other journals
Contributing editor, The Poker