Caroline Maun

Caroline Maun

Associate Professor


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5057 Woodward Ave. Suite #9408

Caroline Maun



Caroline Maun teaches creative writing and American literature and is the Chair of the English Department. She is the editor of The Collected Poetry of Evelyn Scott, and author of Mosaic of Fire: The Work of Lola Ridge, Evelyn Scott, Charlotte Wilder, and Kay Boyle. Her poetry publications include the volumes The Sleeping, What Remains, and three chapbooks, Cures and Poisons and Greatest Hits, with Pudding House Press, and Accident, with Alice Greene & Co.  Her poetry has appeared in The Bear River Review, Third Wednesday, Peninsula Poets, and Eleven Eleven.


 American Literature (20th c. writing by women) and Creative Writing


  • Ph.D. in English, University of Tennessee Knoxville, 1998
  • M.A. in English, North Carolina State University, 1992
  • B.A. in English, Eckerd College, 1990

Awards and grants

Outstanding Graduate Director, 2017
President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2015
WSU Career Development Chair, 2014
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teaching Award, 2013
Bear River Writers Conference Scholarship, University of Michigan, 2012, 2015
WSU Humanities Center Resident Scholar 2009-2010
College Language Association Presidential Award, 2007
WSU Academy of Scholars Junior Faculty Award, 2006



Selected publications

Accident (Poems, chapbook). Ann Arbor, Alice Greene & Co., 2019.
What Remains (Poems). Charlotte, NC: Main Street Rag, 2013.
Mosaic of Fire: The Work of Lola Ridge, Evelyn Scott, Charlotte Wilder, and Kay Boyle. University of South Carolina Press, 2012.
Greatest Hits: 1999-2010 (Poems, chapbook). Columbus, OH: Pudding House Press, 2010.
Cures and Poisons (Poems, chapbook). Columbus, OH: Pudding House Press, 2009.
The Sleeping (Poems). Detroit, MI: Marick Press, 2006.

The Collected Poems of Evelyn Scott. Orono : Hanover, N.H.: National Poetry Foundation (University of Maine), 2005.


Courses taught by Caroline Maun

Fall Term 2021