Beth A. Staples Assistant Professor of English and Editor, Shenandoah
Early Fielding G09, Shenandoah; Washington Hall 111, English Department
Shenandoah: 540.458.8908; English: 540.458.8761
On sabbatical 2021-2022
M.F.A. in English/ Creative Writing, Arizona State University
B.A. in English, LaSalle University
ENGL 453 Internship in Literary Editing
ENGL 203 Introduction to Fiction Writing
“Info Junkie” for the Wilmington Business Journal, June 2017.
Profile. “Weymouth Begins Writers Reading Events,” The Pilot, August 2016.
Video series for the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, Spring 2015.
Staples, Beth. “After Carl.” Bat City Review, Spring 2015.
Profile. “Storybook Career.” Wilma Magazine, June 2014.
Interview. TheReviewReview.net. February 2012.
Interview. Sonorareview.com, May 2011.
Staples, Beth. “My Trip to the Hoover Dam.” Phoebe: A Journal of Literature and Art, February 2008.
Staples, Beth. “Something with a Name.” The Portland Review, November 2007.
Selected Editorial Experience
2012-2018: Senior Editor, Ecotone; Editor, Lookout Books; and Assistant Director of the Publishing Laboratory at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington
2007-2012: Managing Editor, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Marginalia, and Word of Mouth at the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing
Honors and Awards
2012 Arizona Commission on the Arts Professional Development Grant
2007 Casa Libre En La Solana Student Residency Fellowship, Tucson, AZ
2007 Virginia G. Piper International Fellowship to China, Arizona State University
2004–2007 Virginia G. Piper Scholar Award, Arizona State University