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Robert Glick

Assistant Professor
1311 Liberal Arts
(585) 475-4618
Ph.D. Literature and Creative Writing, University of Utah (2012)
M.A. Interdisciplinary Art, San Francisco State University (1995)
B.A. English/Humanities, University of California at Berkeley (1991)

About Me: I teach creative writing and digital literature courses. I am one of the faculty advisors for Signatures and the advisor for the Creative Writing minor and immersion.

Areas of Interest: Creative Writing, Digital Literature, Contemporary Fiction, Experimental Narrative, Language Games, Text/Image Mashups

Artists Whose Work I've Been Thinking About: Matthew Barney, Rebecca Horn, Anne Carson, George A. Romero, Michael Ondaatje, Haruki Murakami, JODI

Web Site:

RIT's Signatures Literary and Arts Magazine: (Faculty Advisor)

Versal Literary Journal: (Coeditor)

Spring 2016:

  • Introduction to Creative Writing (ENGL 211)
  • Digital Literature (ENGL 315)
  • Creative Writing Workshop-Fiction (ENGL 390)

Summer 2016:

  • Introduction to Creative Writing (ENGL 211) (online section)

Courses Taught (Active):

  • Introduction to Creative Writing (ENGL 211)
  • Digital Literature (ENGL 315)
  • Creative Writing Workshop-Fiction (ENGL 390)
  • Advanced Creative Writing Workshop-Fiction (ENGL 490)

Courses Taught (Archive):

  • Arts of Expression: Zombies! (ENGL 319)

Recent Publications


"Instar," The Collagist Issue 76 (2015)

“The Undersized Negative,” New Ohio Review Issue 16 (2014) [Winner, 2014 New Ohio Review Fiction Contest]

Three Options for a Successful Lunar Landing,” The Literarian (2014) [Winner, Summer Literary Seminars, 2014 Center for Fiction Prize]

“shrinking the monster,” Diagram (2014) [Winner, 2013 Diagram Essay Contest]

“Times Infinity,” The Gettysburg Review (2013)

“Mermaid Anatomy,” Notre Dame Review Issue 34 (2012)

“Goat Pharmacy,” New Orleans Review Volume 37, Issue 2 (2011) [3rd Place, 2011 Playboy Fiction Contest, and Honorable Mention, 2010 Walker Percy Fiction Contest]

“Exoskeletal,” Bateau Volume 4, Issue 2 (2011)

“Strawbellies,” The Tusculum Review Volume 7 (2011)

“Hotel Grand Abyss,” Copper Nickel 15 (2011) [Winner, 2010 Copper Nickel Fiction Prize]

“Southwest of Guadalajara,” Denver Quarterly Volume 45, Number 2 (2011)

“In the Room / Memory Is / White,” The Normal School Volume 3, Issue 2 (2010) [Winner, The Normal School 2010 Normal Prize for Fiction]

“Glue Factory,” Fourteen Hills 16.2 (2010) [2nd Place, 2009 American Short Fiction Contest]

“K/S” and “Stomachs of the Homeless,” Black Warrior Review 36.2 (2010)

“Second City,” Alaska Quarterly Review Fall/Winter 2008, Volume 25, No. 3 & 4 (2008)

“Release,” Passages North Spring 2007 (2007) [Finalist, 2006 Passages North Waasmode Prize]

“Self Portrait with Smoke,” Versal Volume 4 (2006)

“Brewing Up Controversy in Pilsen,” Travelers’ Tales Prague and the Czech Republic: True Stories (2006)


“Sources of Fascination” and “Stroma,” South Dakota Review (2013)

An Imaginary History of Performance #3: white glove,” [PANK] Issue 8.3 (2013)

“M- and U- Walking the Great Wall,” Whiskey Island 60 (2011)

“Them!” and “An Imaginary History of Performance #2: piano roll,” eleven eleven Issue 11 (2011)

“How to Wash,” The Cincinnati Review 8.1 (2011)

“Kraal,” The Laurel Review Volume 44, Number 2 (2010)

“The Rabbi,” Blue Earth Review Volume 8, Issue 2 (2010)

Job Posting: Tenure Track

This year, we are hiring for a tenure track position in Digital Writing and New Media Production. Check out the job announcement here!

Creative Writing Awards!

Join us on April 22nd at 4:00PM in the SAU Reading Room for our annual Creative Writing Awards! Writer David Schickler is our guest speaker, along with live readings from our CW award winners...

To submit your work for the CW awards:

David Schickler's web site: