Academics


Adjunct Instructor of English Composition

Muriel Fish

Muriel E. Fish
Email: fishm@thomas.edu
Office: 205A
Phone #: (207) 859-1111
Faculty Member Since: 1998

Committees:
Writing Committee

Professional Affiliations:
Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance
National Council of Teachers of English
Teachers & Writers Collaborative
Maine Humanities Council

Degrees:
MFA in Creative Writing & Literature, Goddard College
Bachelor of General Studies, University of Maine at Farmington
Maine Certified Educational Technician III
Maine Teacher Certification, Grades 7-12 and Adult Education
Notary Public
Master Gardener

Other Info:
Scholar/Facilitator for Literature & Medicine: Humanities at the Heart of Health Care seminars for the Maine Humanities Council
Previous Director of the MaineCares Women's Health Coalition, HealthReach Network

Publications:
My poems & essays have appeared in: animus, Cafe Review, RHINO, and in The Cancer Poetry Project, Fairview Press, 2001

Teaching Philosophy:
My continuing passion is to part a curtain,
that invisible shadow that falls between people,
the veil of indifference to each other's presence,
each other's wonder, each other's human plight.
-- Eudora Welty

Personal Comment:
You can't wring your hands and roll up your sleeves at the same time.


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