Williamson, Corrie

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Adjunct - English

Corrie Williamson holds an MFA in Poetry, and has taught writing, literature, and environmental studies at Carroll College, Helena College, and the University of Arkansas. Her background also includes a position as a Naturalist Instructor in Yellowstone National Park, serving as the Director of the Arkansas Writers in the Schools Program, leading youth conservation crews, and conducting outreach in Montana’s environmental nonprofit sector. Corrie is the author of two books of poetry. The River Where You Forgot My Name (2019) was named a Montana Book Award Honor Book by the Montana Library Association. Her first book, Sweet Husk, won the 2014 Perugia Press Prize, and was a finalist for the 2015 Library of Virginia Poetry Award.

Corrie brings experience using interdisciplinary and immersive approaches to help teachers and students engage with and grow their awareness of their relationship with the natural world.