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Kathy Garlick

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Kathy Garlick’s poetry and prose have appeared in Art and Ideas, Fourteen Hills, Field, Pool, and other publications. Her chapbook of poems, The Listening World, was published by Momotombo Press at St. Mary’s College. Kathy currently teaches creative writing and academic writing at the University of San Francisco and creative writing and literature in the English Master’s program at Holy Names University.


  • Poetry
  • Academic writing & creative writing

Research Areas

  • 20th c. American poetry
  • Eastern European poetry in translation


  • Co-Chair Collective Bargaining Team, HNU
  • Lead Adjunct Rep Faculty Senate, HNU


  • University of Houston, Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing, 2005
  • Sarah Lawrence College, MFA in Creative Writing, 1995

Prior Experience

  • Director, Interdisciplinary Studies Assessment, USF
  • Adjunct Professor, Holy Names University

Awards & Distinctions

  • University of San Francisco, Student Appreciation Award, 2018

  • University of San Francisco, Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012

Selected Publications

  • The Listening World, 2013, poems