Maren Anderson

Instructor, Literature/Writing, English Studies Department

503-838-8713 | andersm@wou.edu
MA 329

Personal Website

At WOU since

09/16/2002

Fun fact

own alpacas

Vitae

Areas of responsibility

Managing Editor, PURE Insights, Undergraduate Research Journal

Education

MA Teaching Writing, MA Literature, Humboldt State University 1998

BA English, Mount Holyoke College 1995

Publications and Presentations

Novels:

•  Sparks—published by Not a Pipe Books in July 2019 https://amzn.to/2POIMpe

•   Closing the Store-- published by Black Opal Books in October 2016.
http://amzn.to/2zBE9py

 

Plays:

•   Beowulf – adaptation for children, performed by Apple Box Children’s Theater in July 2019

•   Arabian Nights-- adaptation for children, performed by Apple Box Children’s Theater in July 2017

•   Midsummer Night’s Dream—adaptation for children, performed by Apple Box Children’s Theater in July 2015 

 

Articles:

•   “Fishing Girlfriend.” Fly Fishing and Tying, Winter 2019/2020.

 

•   “As a Punishment, It Laid an Egg.” Christian Science Monitor Magazine, Oct. 23, 2017.

 

•   “Monsters On My Ranch.” Alpacas Magazine. Fall Issue 2017.

 

•   “Where Are All the Alpaca Covers?” Alpacas Magazine. Herdsire Issue 2017.

 

•   “Revision Strategies with Maren Anderson” Blog for Willamette Writers. February 2016. http://willamettewriters.org/2016/02/revision-strategies-maren-anderson/

 

•   “Jane Friedman Keynote on Friday” Blog for Willamette Writers. Spring 2016. http://willamettewriters.org/wwcon/jane-friedman-keynote/

 

•   "’Night Watch’ commits no crimes.” Willamette Live, Section Stage. Posted Oct 14, 2010.


http://willamettelive.com/story/quotNight_Watchquot_commits_no_crimes120.html

 

•   “Seussical mixes complexity, simplicity.” Willamette Live, Section Stage. Posted Mar 09, 2009 http://www.willamettelive.com/story/Suessical_mixes_complexity_simplicity142.html

  • “For the Suggestion Box: Office-sitting”—in the 9.1 Fall 2005 issue of Forum, an insert in CCC vol. 57, no. 1, September 2005.


 

 

 

Professional memberships

Editor in Chief of the Timberline Review 2019-present

Co-Chair Willamette Writers on the River 2015-present

 




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