Jonathan Minton photo Dr. Jonathan E. Minton
Associate Professor of English, Language and Literature Department
403 Harry B. Heflin Administration Building
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Ph. D. -University of New York at Buffalo
M.A. - North Carolina State University
B.S.- North Carolina State University

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Minton joined the Glenville State faculty in 2005 from the University of Montana-Helena College of Technology where he was a visiting professor of English. He teaches courses in film, literature, and creative writing, including Modern Poetry, Modern Novel, Introduction to Creative Writing, and Introduction to Film. In addition Dr. Minton advises the Trillium, Glenville State College’s Literary and Arts Journal, and edits the literary journal Word For/Word. He also directs Glenville State College’s Honors Program.

Recent Reviews and Articles:

  • "Review of Held to the Letter, by John Lowther and Dana Lisa Young." Lavender Ink, 2014.
  • “Reflections on Electronic Publishing.” Reconfigurations: A Journal for Poetics & Poetry / Literature & Culture 2 (November, 2008).
  • “Review of A Map of Farring, by Peter Riley.” Word For/Word 12 (Winter 2008).
  • ”Enigma: Gloss/Response.” Translated into French by Florent Fajole. Xul/Mobil-Home (Paris, France: Winter 2005).

Recent Presentations:

  • “New Online Writing.” Poetry Reading and Presentation at the Association of Writers and Presses Annual Conference. Washington, DC, February, 2011
  • “Small Presses in Digital Recesses: Node and Network as New Literary Practices.” Guest Lecture. State University of New York at Buffalo. November 2009.
  • “‘Diverse Ways of Enabling:’ The Emergence of Visual Poetry.” Guest Lecture. State University of New York at Buffalo. February 2008
  • “From Buffalo to Brazil: A History of Word For/Word and Online Publishing.” Writing by Degrees Conference. State University of New York at Binghamton. Binghamton, NY. September, 2007
  • “’A Step Away From Them:’ Frank O’Hara’s Improvisational Odyssey.” The Association for Core Texts and Courses Annual Conference. Williamsburg, VA. March, 2007.

Recent Poetry Publications in Journals:

  • “Field Notes” (Oculus Journal, Spring 2015).
  • “Lazarus, the Lucky, the Generous” (New City Review, Fall 2104).
  • "#8, from 'In Gesture'" (Eccolinguistics, Fall 2013).
  • "[You were like a figure appearing at the mouth of a cave]" and "[When we drove all night, we listened to Johnny Cash]" (Spring 2013 Connotation Press).
  • "#7, from 'In Gesture'" (Eccolinguistics, Spring 2012).
  • “Poem for Andy Kaufman,” “Parliament of Fowles” and “Government” (Raft, January 2011).
  • “Archaearium” (Ecolinguistics, Fall, 2010).
  • "Lazarus, in his wonder, in his keeping, ""Lazarus, before the attendant masses," and “Poems for Andy Kaufman” (Reconfigurations 3, November 2009).