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Ann McCutchan
Associate Professor-English
 
Email  annmmc@earthlink.net    Contact Number 940-565-2188    Web Link Web Link   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle Professional Preparation
 DegreeMajor/Thesis/DissertationInstitutionYear
 Master of Fine ArtsCreative WritingThe University of Houston1998
  Cultural Affairs Writing and Reporting InstituteColumbia University1984
  German language studiesThe University of Vienna1981
  Doctor of Musical Arts, abdThe University of North Texas1979-1982
 Master of MusicClarinet PerformanceThe University of Michigan1976
  New England Literature ProgramThe University of Michigan1975
 Bachelor of MusicClarinet PerformanceFlorida State University1973
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2014ENGL4120001Advanced Creative Writing : Non-Fiction Download Syllabus
Fall 2013ENGL4120001Advanced Creative Writing : Non-Fiction Download Syllabus
Spring 2013ENGL3160002Intermediate Creative Writing Download Syllabus
Spring 2013ENGL3160003Intermediate Creative Writing Download Syllabus
Spring 2013ENGL6950001Doctoral Dissertation  
Spring 2013ENGL6941001Directed Research  
Spring 2013ENGL5950002Master?s Thesis  
Fall 2012ENGL3160003Intermediate Creative Writing Download Syllabus
Fall 2012ENGL4120001Advanced Creative Writing : Non-Fiction Download Syllabus
Fall 2012ENGL6950001Doctoral Dissertation  
Fall 2012ENGL6941001Directed Research  
Fall 2012ENGL5900725Special Problems  
Spring 2012ENGL3160003Intermediate Creative Writing Download Syllabus
Fall 2011ENGL5950725Thesis  
Fall 2011ENGL6950725Dissertation  
Spring 2011ENGL5162001Creative Writing, Essay  
Spring 2011ENGL5950725Thesis  
Spring 2011ENGL6941725Directed Research  
Spring 2011ENGL6950725Dissertation  
Spring 2011ENGL4120001Advanced Creative Writing : Non-Fiction Download Syllabus
Spring 2011ENGL5950725Thesis  
Spring 2011ENGL6941725Directed Research  
Spring 2011ENGL6950725Dissertation  
Fall 2010ENGL3160001INTERMEDIATE CREATIVE NONFICTION Download Syllabus
Fall 2010ENGL3160002INTERMEDIATE CREATIVE NONFICTION Download Syllabus
Fall 2010ENGL3160003INTERMEDIATE CREATIVE NONFICTION Download Syllabus
Spring 2010ENGL3160001INTERMEDIATE CREATIVE NONFICTION51 
Spring 2010ENGL3160003INTERMEDIATE CREATIVE NONFICTION54 
Spring 2010ENGL3160004INTERMEDIATE CREATIVE NONFICTION54 
Spring 2010ENGL5145001Form and Theory: Prose51 
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2011-PresentAssociate Professor, Creative WritingEnglishArts & SciencesThe University of North Texas
2005-PresentAssistant Professor, Creative Writing  The University of North Texas
2003-2005Founding Director MFA Creative Writing ProgramUniversity of Wyoming
2001-2005Visiting Associate Professor/Founding DirectorCreative Writing Program The University of Wyoming
1999-2000Post-Doctoral Fellow in WritingJohn S. Knight Writing Program Cornell University
1998-1999InstructorLow-Residency MA Writing Program Antioch College
1997-1999Lecturer College of Fine ArtsThe University of Texas at Austin
1996-1998Administrator Literary Funding ProgramTexas Commission on the Arts
1996-1998Contributing Editor, Fine Arts and Travel  @Austin magazine
1995-1996Associate Editor  Weissman Travel Reports
1993-1996Publications Advisor/Consultant  Chamber Music Hawaii
1985-1995Art & Antiques Columnist  Gannett News Service, L.A. Times News Service
1994Event Administrator/Consultant  Chamber Music Hawaii
1990-1992Director of Marketing, Publicity/Artistic Advisor  Chamber Music Hawaii
1990-1991Manager  Special Events, Bishop Museum, Honolulu
1989-1990Instructor of Music  Stephen F. Austin State University
1987-1990Founder/Director  ISIS New Music Ensemble, Austin
1983-1990Music Critic  Austin American-Statesman
1986-1988Executive Director  Writers' League of Texas, Austin
1982-1983Director, Public Relations  Austin Symphony Orchestra
1976-1979Instructor of Music  Loyola University
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2013-2014405010
2012-2013572914
2011-201225723
2010-2011672310
2009-20103.386.89.9
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 
  YearPublication  Type
2013
Published
My New Yorker Guilt
 
Boulevard
Personal Essay
2013
Submitted
Where's the Moon?
 
TAMU Press
Book
2011
Published
River Music: An Atchafalaya Story
 
Texas A&M University Press
Book
2011
Published
Circular Breathing: Meditations From a Musical Life
 
Sunstone Press
Book
2010
Published
Kevin Puts Wants You to Listen
 
Symphony magazine
Other
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2012-PresentAmerican Literary ReviewEditor-in-ChiefThe University of North Texas
2005-2011American Literary ReviewProse EditorThe University of North Texas
2013Facing It: Epiphany and Apocalypse in the New Nature, by Jimmie KillingsworthExternal ReviewerTexas A&M University Press
2009Under Surge, Under Siege, by Ellis AndersonEditorUniversity Press of Mississippi
2008Skillful Listeners: American Women Composers and Nature, By Denise Von GlahnExternal ReviewerIndiana University Press
2007Apostles of Apollo, by Carol MerschEditorsummer work
2006The Finger Puppet, by Anu Jayanth. Published by Penguin/India.Editorsummer work
2006Winding Roads: Exercises in Writing Creative Nonfiction, by Diane ThielExternal ReviewerLongman Publishing
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YearPerformancePlaceType
2010Formations West, for reader and percussion; Composer: John LanePremieres: March 29 and April 6, 2010, Sam Houston State University, University of Colorado, BoulderText: Original prose poems
2005Possible Paths, for reader and percussion; Composer: John LanePremiere: March 10, 2005, University of Wyoming; Recent performances: November 8, 2005, Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; October 27, 2006, Sam Houston State UniversityText: Original prose poems
2004If Walls Could Talk, for two actors with clarinet and percussion; Composer/performers: Ann McCutchan and John Lane; Funded by the Wyoming Arts CouncilPremiered as part of Scaling the Walls, Brown Center Theatre, Baltimore, November 4, 2004Text: Dramatic dialogue
2003A Soldier's Tale; stage play with music by Igor Stravinsky. Commissioned by Chamber Music HawaiiPremiered at the Honolulu Academy of Art, May 26, 2003Stage Play
2002Scaling the Walls, a multidisciplinary work for actors, dancers and musicians within a sculpted paper installation; in collaboration with choreographer Joyce Morgenroth (Cornell University) and artist Patricia Alexander (Maryland Institute College of Art)Premiered at Cornell University, December 5-7, 2002; second performance at the Brown Center Theatre, Baltimore, November 4, 2004Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration
1999JFK: Oratorio for Peace, for narrator, solo cello, chorus and orchestra. Commissioned by the Handel & Haydn Society of Boston. Composer: Dan Welcher. Publisher: Theodore Presser, 1999Premiered in Boston Symphony Hall, March 1999Oratorio libretto. Texts assembled from speeches of President John F. Kennedy, letters from Peace Corps volunteers, poetry by Peace Corps students, poems by Mary Oliver, Alan Seeger, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Daniel Lawrence Kelleher
1991Haleakala: How Maui Snared the Sun for narrator and orchestra, Commissioned by the Honolulu Symphony. Composer: Dan Welcher. Publisher: Theodore Presser, 1991.Recording: Marco Polo CD 8.223457 (Richard Chamberlain and the Honolulu SO) Premiered in Honolulu, September, 1991.Text: Original lyric narrative based on a Polynesian myth.
1986Listen Up! for woodwind quintet. Commissioned by the Cimarron Wind Quintet. Composer: Dan Welcher. Publisher: Theodore Presser, 1998.Premiered in Beaumont, Texas, 1986Text: Original poetry
toggle toggle Lectures/Symposia
YearTitleRoleOrganization
2013To the Truth and Thine Own Self Be Trueworkshop leaderWriter's Garret, Dallas
2013River Musicreader, panelistWestern Literature Association, UC Berkeley
2013River Musicreader, panelistAssociation for Study of Literature and the Environment, University of Kansas
2012River MusicReader/SpeakerGemini Ink, San Antonio
2012Circular BreathingReader/PresenterSchool of Visual Arts, NYC
2012River Music: Listening to NatureKeynote SpeakerEagle Expo, Louisiana
2012River Music: An Atchafalaya StorySpeaker/PresenterLouisiana State Book Festival
2012Reaching for the End of Timereader, panelistWestern Literature Association, Texas Tech University
2011River MusicReaderBarnes & Noble, Baton Rouge
2011River MusicReader/LecturerLouisiana State Museum, New Orleans
2011River MusicReader/LecturerUniversity of Southern Mississippi
2011River Music/Circular BreathingReaderBay Books, Bay St. Louis, MS
2011River MusicReaderUniversity of Wyoming/Wyoming Outdoor Council
2011River MusicReader/LecturerMarfa Book Company
2011River MusicReader/SpeakerWRKF-FM, Baton Rouge
2011River MusicReader/SpeakerKRTS-FM, Marfa
2011River MusicReader/SpeakerKRVF-FM, Lafayette
2011River MusicReader/SpeakerLouisiana Public Broadcasting
2011River MusicReader/SpeakerCasa Azul, Grand Coteau
2011River MusicReaderMaple Street Books, New Orleans
2011River MusicReaderBooks Along the Teche, New Iberia
2011Circular BreathingReaderThe Writer's Garret, Dallas
2011River Music/Circular BreathingReaderBook People, Austin
2011River MusicReaderRiver Books, Houston
2011River Music/Circular BreathingReaderThe Twig, San Antonio
2011Circular BreathingReader/LecturerEastfield College Literary Festival
2010Writing the Living Ground of MusicLecturerUniversity of Colorado, Boulder, College of Music
2010Words and Music: A CollaborationCo-lecturerUniversity of Colorado, Boulder, College of Music
2010Words and Music: A CollaborationCo-lecturerSam Houston State University
2010Words and Music: A CollaborationCo-lecturerColorado State University
2010River Music: An Atchafalaya StoryLecturerBaton Rouge Public Libraries
2009Writing the Living Ground of MusicLecturerUniversity of North Texas College of Music
2009Writing the Living Ground of MusicLecturerSam Houston State University School of Music
2009Writing the Living Ground of MusicLecturerFlorida State University College of Music
2009Water Music: Writing the AtchafalayaLee Lectureship, public lectureUniversity of St. Thomas
2008Humor and Travel WritingLecturer, workshop leaderAmerican Society of Travel Writers
2007, 2008Spiritual WritingWorkshop teacher, public readingGlen Workshops, Saint John’s College, Santa Fe
2002-2005Tumblewords traveling writer programWorkshops and readingsWyoming Arts Council,
1999Singing, SayingWard LectureshipLancaster Theological Seminary
1985-presentjournalism, manuscript preparation and submission, creative process, personal essayAdvanced workshopsWriters’ League of Texas
toggle toggle News Articles
News coverage
All news articles, TV and radio clips listed on this site: http://www.annmccutchan.com

toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2007 2009 Writing Careers
Speaker, UNT Career Development classes
2006 2009 Writing Careers
Speaker, UNT English Dept. annual career talks
 2013 Hungry for Water
Reader/panelist, Western Literature Association, Berkeley, CA October, 2013
 2013 Holy Alliances and Fools for Love: Stories from the Land Community
Reader, panelist; Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment annual conference, University of Kansas, June 2013
 2013 Telling it All: Boundaries in Creative Non-Fiction
Reader, panelist; Associated Writing Programs National Conference, Seattle, February, 2014
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)TitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2009River Music: An Atchafalaya StoryUniversity of North Texas Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2007River Music: An Atchafalaya StoryUniversity of North Texas Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2006Water Music: Rhythms of the AtchafalayaUniversity of North Texas Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2002-2004Literature Fellowships, Professional Development GrantWyoming Council on the Arts OtherCompleted
1994Writing GrantMid-America Arts Alliance Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1990Marcel Moyse: Voice of the FluteLudwig Vogelstein Foundation Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1988-1989Cultural Arts GrantsCity of Austin OtherCompleted
2012Where's the Moon?University of North Texas Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2010River Music: An Atchafalaya StoryThinking Like a Mountain Foundation Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2010River Music: An Atchafalaya StoryUniversity of North Texas Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Consulting Activities
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)*Company/OrganizationRoleFundingWork Performed
2013-2014Texas Institute of LettersOther Jury chair, Shrake Award for Short Nonfiction
2012-2013Brush Creek ArtsOther Juror, artist residency program awards, Music
2012Saltonstall FoundationOther Judge, artist residency program awards, Creative Nonfiction
toggle toggle Peer Reviewer Activities
YearAgency/OrganizationField of Expertise
2011 - presentTeas A&M University Pressnature and environmental writing
2009University of Washington, Tacomawriting program development
2008University of Indiana Presswomen composers and nature; see editorships
2007Longmancreative nonfiction pedagogy; see editorships
toggle toggle Teaching
Advanced Creative Nonfiction
 
The University of Wyoming, The University of North Texas

Advanced Fiction Workshop
 
The University of Wyoming

Advanced Personal Essay
 
The University of Wyoming

Advanced Prose Workshop
 
The University of Wyoming

Chamber Music
 
Stephen F. Austin State University

Chamber Music
 
Loyola University

Clarinet Master Class
 
Stephen F. Austin State University

Form & Theory of Prose
 
The University of North Texas

Graduate Seminar in Writing About Music
 
The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Workshop in Memoir
 
The University of North Texas

Graduate Workshop in Nature Writing
 
The University of North Texas

Graduate Workshop in Personal Essay
 
The University of North Texas

Historical Survey of Music I & II
 
The University of Wyoming

Honors English Colloquium
 
The University of Wyoming

Intermediate Creative Nonfiction
 
The University of North Texas

Intro to Creative Nonfiction
 
The University of Wyoming

Mind & Memory: Explorations of Creativity in the Arts and Sciences
 
Cornell University

Music in the 20th Century
 
The University of Wyoming

Professional Publishing
 
University of North Texas

Professional Writing in the Arts
 
The University of Wyoming

Rhetoric and Composition
 
The University of Wyoming

Studies in the Novella
 
The University of Wyoming

Studio Clarinet
 
Stephen F. Austin State University

Studio Clarinet
 
Loyola University

The Journal as Creative Tool
 
Antioch College

What to Listen for in Music (a freshman writing seminar)
 
Cornell University

toggle toggle Mentoring/Advising
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2013-presentKaty NewmanM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingthesis director
2012-presentRyan FlanaganPh.D.Graduate ResearchCommittee Co-Director
2012-presentJaclyn ThiesM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingcommittee
2010-presentApril MurphyPh.D.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingcommittee
2012-2013Erica PetersonM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingthesis director
2010-2013Jessica HindmanPh.D.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingdissertation director
2011-2012Nathan BoutwellM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingcommittee
2011-2012Shannon AbbottM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingthesis director
2010-2012Mimi RountreeM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingthesis director
2009-2012Lisa McCulloughPh.D.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingdissertation director
2011-2011Laura MillerM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingcommittee
2010-2011Adam KullbergM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingcommittee
2010-2011J.D. SmithB.A.Undergraduate ResearchWhere's The Moon?/River Music
2010-2011Davis BellM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingcommittee
2008-2011David ParrPh.D.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingcommittee
2006-2011Bonnie LovellPh.D.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingdissertation director
2009-2010Kellie SmithB.A.Undergraduate ResearchRiver Music: An Atchafalaya Story
2009-2010Chrissie ThornburgM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingcommittee
2008-2009Amanda ChurchillM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingcommittee
2008-2009Ruby Al-QasemM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingcommittee
2006-2009Steven RizzoPh.D.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingdissertation director
2006-2009Crystal ElersonPh.D.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingdissertation director
2006-2008Bethany LeePh.D.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingcommittee
2006-2008Kristen KecklerPh.D.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingdissertation director
2006-2007Kelly SaxtonM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingco-director
2006-2007Wayne GayM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingcommittee
2006-2007Allegra DavisM.A.Graduate Mentoring/Advisingcommittee
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2008-2013Graduate Admissions CommitteeMember 
2008-2011UNT Earth Day arts celebrationEnglish Dept. Representative 
2008-2009M.A. Comprehensive Exam CommitteeMember 
2008-2009Fiction Search Committeemember of MLA interview team 
2007-2008CNF Search CommitteeChair 
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
1999-PresentAssociated Writing Programs Professional Organization
1976-PresentPi Kappa Lambda Music Honorary
1972-PresentSigma Alpha Iota Women's Music Fraternity
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YearTitleHonoring Organization
2013Resident FellowMadrono Ranch: A Center for Writing, Art, and the Environment
2011nominee, Book of the Year,Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
2011Resident FellowByrdcliffe Arts Colony
2010Elected MemberTexas Institute of Letters
2010Resident FellowThinking Like a Mountain Foundation
2007The Best American Spiritual WritingHoughton-Mifflin
2007Residency (declined)Mesa Refuge
2006Pushcart Prize nomineePushcart Prizes
2006ResidencyJentel Artist Residency Program, July-August
2005Artist of the MonthImage online, January
2004Resident FellowMacDowell Colony
2003Dean’s Fund for Excellence AwardUniversity of Wyoming
2002-2003Literary FellowshipWyoming Council on the Arts
2002Pushcart Prize nomineePushcart Prizes
2002Notable Essay of 2002Houghton-Mifflin Best American Essays series
2002Visiting WriterSt. Edward's University
2001Visiting WriterWriters' League of Texas Creative Nonfiction Conference
2000Notable Essay of 2000Houghton-Mifflin Best American Essays series
2000Pushcart Prize nomineePushcart Prizes
1999-2000Post-Doctoral FellowJohn S. Knight Writing Program, Cornell University
1999Writer-in-ResidenceIsle Royale National Park, July
1998ResidencyRockefeller Foundation Study & Conference Center, Bellagio, Italy
1996-1998InPrint ScholarshipsInPrint
1991, 1993, 2002ResidencyHambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences
1989Distinguished Achievement AwardEducational Press Association of America
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
2012-presentTexas Institute of LettersMember, TIL CouncilProfessional Service
2009-presentVoices of ChangeMember, Artistic Advisory BoardProfessional & Community Service
2009, 2010City of Dallas, Office of Cultural AffairsPeer panelist, cultural contract awardsProfessional & Community Service
2008-2012Upstart Media Arts, Bastrop TXAdvisory BoardProfessional & Community Service
2008National Endowment for the Arts Creativity and Aging Leadership Initiatives, Washington, D.C., August 13-14, 2008PanelistProfessional & Community Service
2007-presentThe Southern Nature ProjectMemberProfessional & Community Service
2007Highland Park Literary Festival, Dallas, NovemberWorkshop FacultyProfessional & Community Service
2006“Seeing Through a Glass, Darkly.” Writes of Spring Festival, The Writer’s Garrett, Dallas, April 1-2, 2006PanelistProfessional & Community Service
2006Writers' League of TexasSelection committee, Literary Award of MeritProfessional & Community Service
2006Writers League of Texas Dallas Chapter, September 22, 2006SpeakerProfessional & Community Service
2006New England Literature Programm the University of MichiganMember, endowment fundraising committeeProfessional & Community Service
2005“Speaking of Writing,” KOCA-FM, LaramieCo-HostProfessional & Community Service
2004-presentWriters’ League of TexasNational Advisory BoardProfessional & Community Service
2004Danielle Martin Memorial Scholarship Concerts, The University of Texas, SeptemberSpeaker, PerformerProfessional & Community Service
2003-presentChamber Soloists of AustinBoard of DirectorsProfessional & Community Service
2002-2005Tumblewords Program, Wyoming Council on the ArtsTouring WriterProfessional & Community Service
1998Adult Mentor Program, Writers' League of TexasMentorProfessional & Community Service
1992-1994Chamber Music AmericaNational Magazine Advisory BoardProfessional & Community Service
1989- 1994Mostly Music Marathon, benefit for AIDS Services of Austin, 1989- 1994. Created and produced an annual 12-hour chamber music marathon involving 200 musiciansCo-Founder/Director; Assumed advisory role in 1995Professional & Community Service
1987-1988City of Austin Arts Funding Task Force Professional & Community Service
1984, 1986Public relations workshops for Austin arts organizations, The Music Umbrella, Inc.Workshop LeaderProfessional & Community Service
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Administrator, Literary Funding Program, Texas Commission on the Arts, 1996-1998
Developed a sub-granting program for state literary arts funding.    
Created the Texas State Literary Fellowships for individual writers.
Administered all aspects of the funding process.

Director of Marketing, Publicity/Artistic Advisor, Chamber Music Hawaii, 1990-1992
Created and implemented a marketing and publicity plan that doubled season ticket sales in one season.  Created a fund-raising plan that doubled private contributions in one season.  Supervised all programming.  Wrote and edited Chamber Music Herald newsletter.  Wrote program notes, edited program booklets, composed all press materials, fund-raising letters, brochure copy and grant proposals.  Oversaw production of all print materials.

Event Administrator/Consultant, Chamber Music Hawaii, June-July, 1994
Produced two chamber orchestra concerts featuring internationally renowned soloists.  Advised CMH on use of a large infusion of state funds.

Executive Director, Writers' League of Texas, Austin, 1986-1988
Directed, developed one of the country’s largest organizations for writers.  
WLT services included monthly meetings, a monthly newsletter, writing classes for beginning and professional writers, production of educational audio tapes, grants to writers, a job bank, a public writing library, technical assistance, participation in a city Arts Hotline, production of a summer arts festival.

Founder/Director, ISIS New Music Ensemble, Austin, 1987-1990
Created and produced a contemporary chamber music series.
Responsible for all aspects of production, including programming, publicity, marketing, fund-raising, musician hiring, rehearsing, performing.

Founding Director, MFA Creative Writing Program, University of Wyoming, 2003-
Directed the development and launch of a new graduate program in creative writing at a state university.  Responsibilities included advising, curriculum development, faculty hiring, fund-raising, publicity, recruitment, visiting writers series, student intern program, and committee work, in addition to teaching (see course list under University Teaching). 

Manager, Special Events, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, 1990-1991
Created, produced and supervised exhibition openings, Family Sundays (monthly educational/cultural festival on museum grounds), and the Charles Reed Bishop Dinner (an annual banquet for major donors).  Founded and edited museum newsletter.

Publications Advisor/Consultant, Chamber Music Hawaii, 1993-1996
Wrote/edited program notes, program booklets, press and advertising copy, fund-raising letters, grant proposals, reports.

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