College of Arts and Sciences

Department of English

Heather Springer




Heather Springer has taught composition and basic writing for many years in Arizona, New York, California, and Washington. She received her MA in English/Creative Writing from Northern Arizona University in 2006. Heather is a teacher-consultant with the Northern California Writer's Project. She also received the Golden Apple Faculty Award from Butte College in California in 2011.


"The Meaning of Rivers" ~ book review in Journal of Ecocriticism. July 2012.

"The Take-No-Shortcuts Recipe Guide: Spanakopita" ~ fiction in Sinister Wisdom. Spring 2009.

"Break on Through to the Other Side" ~ essay in Working Titles: Writings from the 2008 Summer Institute. Summer 2008.

Teaching Interests
Composition. Basic Writing. Reading skills and strategies. Collaborative teaching, research, and professional writing. Place studies, queer studies. Cultural Anthropology. Mentoring of student groups, including LGBTQ students.











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