Interim Director, Associate Professor of Art History
Community Engagement Fellow, Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Geoffrey Hilsabeck is the author of Riddles, Etc. (The Song Cave, 2017). His poems and essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Tupelo Quarterly, The Believer, Seneca Review, and elsewhere. He joined the English Department as a Visiting Assistant Professor in 2018.
Ann Pancake is the author of three award-winning books of fiction set in West Virginia, Given Ground (University Press of New England, 2001), Strange As This Weather Has Been (Counterpoint 2007), and Me and My Daddy Listen to Bob Marley (Counterpoint 2015). She earned her PhD in English Literature from the University of Washington, and her academic work focuses on social class issues, Appalachian Studies, and environment literature. Her stories, essays, scholarly articles, and journalism have appeared in venues like Orion, The Georgia Review, Poets and Writers, The Journal of Appalachian Studies, and New Stories from the South, the Year’s Best.