Creative Writing

Jill Gerard

lecturer and Chautauqua editor
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Jill Gerard


EdD, University of Virginia, Curriculum and Instruction, English Education, 2004
MAT, Keene State College, English Education, 1989
BA, Keene State College, English, 1987



Jill's poems have appeared in Ars Medica, Blueline, The Comstock Review, Eclipse, poemmeomoirstory, Sojourn, among others. Her chapbook of poems, Something Yet Unseen, was published by Finishing Line Press. Her essays have been aired on WVTF, Charlottesville's NPR affiliate, and appeared in Our State. While living in Charlottesville, she wrote regularly for Real Estate Weekly.

Jill Gerard is the editor of Chautauqua and teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses focused on the literary magazine. She works with young writers through the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth and has taught classes at Chautauqua Institution.