Beth A. Staples Assistant Professor of English and Editor, Shenandoah

Beth A. Staples

Payne Hall 304


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


Selected Publications

Staples, Beth. "Leaf Peepers." Cincinnati Reivew, Fall 2022.
“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. February 2012.
Interview., 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