BA, University of California at Berkeley; MA, San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Utah
About Me: I teach creative writing workshops (emphasis on literary and innovative fiction) and courses on digital literature. I am the Program Director for RIT's new BS Degree in English, and the faculty advisor for the Creative Writing minor and immersion. My first book of fiction, Two Californias, was published by C&R Press in 2019. Currently I'm working on a hybrid print/digital novel, The Asterisms.
Areas of Interest: Creative Writing, Digital Literature, Contemporary Fiction, Experimental Narrative, Text/Image
Influences: Kathy Acker, Lydia Davis, Ana Mendieta, Matthew Barney, Rebecca Horn, Anne Carson, George A. Romero, Michael Ondaatje, Haruki Murakami, JODI, JR Carpenter
URLs of Interest:
Signatures: RIT's award-winning literary and arts magazine
gl-ph: RIT's electronic literature journal
Digital Humanities and Social Sciences: RIT's groundbreaking undergraduate degree program
Versal: A literary and art journal based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Courses Taught (Active):
Introduction to Creative Writing (ENGL 211)
Digital Literature (ENGL 315)
Digital Creative Writing Workshop (ENGL 389)
Creative Writing Workshop-Fiction (ENGL 390) - focus on Literary Fiction
Advanced Creative Writing Workshop (ENGL 490)
Advanced Topics in Creative Writing (ENGL 511) - focus on Experimental Fiction, Text/Image, or Flash Fiction
In the News
April 7, 2021
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts adds two new bachelor’s degrees in history and English
Two new degree programs within RIT’s College of Liberal Arts were approved by the New York State Department of Education and will be accepting students this fall. The Bachelor of Science degrees in history and English will be open to new students as well as existing RIT students who want a new or double major.
February 1, 2021
Professor Robert Glick featured in Rochester's 585 Magazine
Department of English professor Robert Glick was featured in Rochester's 585 Magazine discussing his new book of short stories, "Two Californias."