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Alex Richardson

Chair, Professor of English - Interim English Education Coordinator

Dr. Alex Richardson

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Dr. Richardson's poetry has been published in a variety of literary journals including Rattle, Barrow Street, Free Lunch, The Southeast Review, POEM, and dozens of others, and in the anthologies, A Millennial Sampler of South Carolina Poetry and The Southern Poetry Anthology. His book, Porch Night on Walnut Street, was published by Plainview Press. In 2009, he was the recipient of a Fulbright Scholar award, through which he taught courses in American culture at the University of Madeira, Portugal. He teaches creative writing, literature, film, and composition courses, and serves as the Chair of the Department of English and Communications. Additional information can be found at the links below.

Porch Night On Walnut Street: https://www.amazon.com/Porch-Night-Walnut-Street-Richardson/dp/1891386883

Diapers, dogs and jazz - oh my!: https://www.goupstate.com/news/20071021/diapers-dogs-and-jazz---oh-my

Professional Accomplishments

  • Fulbright Scholar, 2009, University of Madeira, Portugal


  • BA English - USC, 1989
  • MA English - USC, 1991
  • PhD English (Creative Writing) - University of Southern Mississippi, 2000