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.


Currently teaching

  • Not teaching in Winter 2021.

Courses taught

 ENG 7001 Issues in Critical Theory, 3 credit hours

ENG 3800 Introduction to Creative Writing, 3 credit hours