Faculty and Staff
Ashley E. Hudson
Lecturer and Assistant Director, Graduate Liberal Studies Program
E-mail: hudsona AT uncw DOT edu
Ashley Elizabeth Hudson is from Athens, Alabama. She was awarded the Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art poetry prize. Her poems appear in Six Little Things, the Southeast Review, and The Fairy Tale Review among others.
- M.F.A. in Creative Writing, University of North Carolina Wilmington
- B.A in Journalism., University of Alabama
- “Elegy for a Child Trapped Underground,” Fairy Tale Review, The Grey Issue, March 2012
- “Maybe Narcissus,” “The Season’s First Complaint,” Anomalous, Issue 1.1, March 2011
- “Romanticism,” Verse Daily featured poem, January 28, 2011
- “Romanticism,” Southeast Review, Florida State University, Issue 28.2, 2010
- “Yodel,” Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, Columbia University, Issue 45, 2008
- “Caramel is Normal,” Six Little Things, Six Bricks Press, Issue 9, Winter 2008
- GLS 502 Contemporary Issues in Liberal Studies -- This course is also taught by other instructors. The description may list an instructor other than Ashley.
- GLS 542 Creative Nonfiction: Memoir and Truth Telling
- GLS 592 Easy Under the Apple Boughs: The Natural World in Poetry
- GLS 592 There is an Otherness Inside Us: An Exploration of Contemporary Southern Poetry
- GLS 592 Lying Our Way to the Truth: The Personal Narrative in Poetry
- GLS 592 & WMS 495 Grave Robbing for a Wedding Gown: Explorations in the Contemporary Fairy Tale
- GLS 592 Writing With Style
- GLS 592 Graduate Research Writing and Techniques
- GLS 592 The Craft of Creative Writing Workshop
In addition to contemporary literature, Ashley Hudson’s interests include studies in the history of the literary fairy tale, folklore and the oral tradition, autobiographical poetry, ecopoetics, Southern poetry, and new journalism. She is currently working on a lyric essay about historical literary fairy tale mothers and daughters and themes of abandonment in contemporary cultural situations.
Last Update: July 15, 2013