English Major (2012 and later)
English Major (before 2012)
Narrative Studies Major
Advisement and Registration
Fellowships & Prizes
Frequently Asked Questions
Ph.D. in Creative Writing and Literature
Graduate Alumni Publications
Undergraduate Alumni Publications
News and Events
News and Events
Magill Poetry Series
T.C. Boyle, Writer in Residence
Associate Professor (Teaching) of English
M.F.A. English/Creative Writing, University of Virginia, 5/1986
M.A. Poetry, Johns Hopkins University, 1/1987
Conferences and Other Presentations
""Chants, Charms and Childhood Vernacular"", Panel on Poetry and the Vernacular, Talk/Oral Presentation, Atlanta, Georgia, Associated Writing Programs, Invited, Spring 2007
"Reading from poetry collection", Poetry Reading, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, Fall 2010
"poetry reading", poetry reading, Associated Writing Programs, Denver, CO, Spring 2010
Bendall, M. A., Wronsky, G. F. (2009). Bling & Fringe.
Bendall, M. A. (2009). Under the Quick. West Lafayette, Indiana: Parlor Press.
Bendall, M. A. (2008). Under the Quick. Free Verse Editions/Parlor Press.
Bendall, M. A. (2002). Ariadne's Island.
Bendall, M. A. (1999). Dark Summer, poetry. Miami Universtiy Press.
Bendall, M. A. (1992). After Estrangement, Poetry. Peregrine Smith Books.
Bendall, M. A. (2007). Review of Elaine Equi's Ripple Effect for Pool magazine. Pool.
Bendall, M. A. (2012). "A Keen Sense" for Colorado Review.
Bendall, M. A. (2011). "Animal Splendor" and "Brave the Path" for Fairy Tale Review.
Bendall, M. A. (2011). "Animal Belatedness" in New American Writing.
Bendall, M. A. (2011). "What's Between Us" and "Animal Synchrony" for Drunken Boat.
Bendall, M. A. (2009). Poems in American Hybrid, The Norton Anthology of the New Poem. Norton.
Bendall, M. A. (2008). "Neighborhood Watch," "Forest Comrade," in Pool literary journal. Pool.
Bendall, M. A. (2008). "If On a Boat," "B-line to the Next Yard," "Fugitive Lullaby" for Western Humanities Review. Western Humanities Review.
Bendall, M. A. (2007). "To Pay the Debt" "Blurry Evidence" for Tin House. Tin House.
Bendall, M. A. (2007). "A Home Never Tried," "What Might Be a Gift" in Colorado Review. Colorado Review.
Bendall, M. A. (2007). Poems forthcoming in American Hybrid: A Norton Anthology. Norton.
Honors and Awards
Gertrude Stein Award for Innovative Poetry from Green Integer Press, 2006-2007
Fine Press Book, INCANTATION, with prints by John O'Brien and poems by Molly Bendall was chosen to be displayed in Doheny Library's special show, "The Artists' Book", Spring 2007
Service to the University
Other Service to the University
Served as judge for the Beau Boudreaux undergraduate poetry award., Spring 2011
Organized five Creative Writing Lunch Meetings for undergraduates to meet, talk about issues related to the major, and hear speakers., 2009-2010
Service to the Profession
Editorships and Editorial Boards
member of the Art collective, help with editing and promoting of books, Series of Books for What Books from the Glass Table Art Collective, 2009-2010
Member of Associated Writing Programs, 2003-2008
Academy of American Poets, 2006-2007
Media, Alumni, and Community Relations
Poetry Reading at St. Mark's NYC, Spring 2011
Poetry reading at Otis School of Art and Design, Spring 2009
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