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Cathy Day

Associate Professor

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RB 266   Phone: 765-285-8584  

Department of English
Robert Bell Building (RB), Room 297
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

I am the author of two books: Comeback Season (Free Press 2008), a non-fiction novel, and The Circus in Winter (Harcourt 2004), a fictional history of my hometown of Peru, Indiana. The Circus in Winter has been translated into German and Czech, was a finalist for the Story Prize, the Great Lakes Book Award, the GLCA New Writers’ Award, and has been adapted into a musical. My stories and essays have appeared many journals, magazines, and anthologies, and I contributed to Power and Identity in the Creative Writing Classroom: The Authority Project, one of the first books on creative writing pedagogy. I regularly write about my teaching and writing at my blog, The Big Thing.

Areas of Specialization:

Creative writing, fiction, nonfiction, the short-story cycle form, the novel, 20th century short stories, creative writing pedagogy, and program administration.

Courses

Graduate:
Fiction Writing, Teaching English Studies (Creative Writing)
Undergraduate: Advanced Fiction Writing, Special Topics in Creative Writing, Fiction Writing, and Introduction to Creative Writing

Cathy Day's curriculum vitae 

Course Schedule
  • Course
    Course
    No.
    No.
    Section
    Section
    Time
    Time
    Days
    Days
    Location
    Location
  • Course
    Creative Project
    No.
    698
    Section
    301
    Section
    0000-0000
    Days
    Location
  • Course
    Spec Topics Creative
    No.
    405
    Section
    2
    Section
    1830-2110
    Days
    R
    Location
    RB 292
  • Course
    Adv Fiction Writing
    No.
    407
    Section
    1
    Section
    1500-1615
    Days
    W F
    Location
    RB 292
  • Course
    Teaching in English
    No.
    605
    Section
    1
    Section
    1700-1815
    Days
    M W
    Location
    RB 285