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Lisa WilliamsProfessor of Literature

Year Joined RCNJ: 1996

Contact Information


  • B.A., University of Massachusetts
  • M.A., Ph.D., C.U.N.Y. Graduate Center

Courses Offered:

  • College English
  • Readings in Poetry
  • Major Authors: The Novels of Toni Morrison and Virginia Woolf
  • Modernism
  • Creative Non-Fiction
  • Survey of American Poetry

Teaching Interests:

  • Twentieth Century American and British Writers.

Research Interests:

  • Women writers, particularly Toni Morrison and Virginia Woolf

Scholarly Activity:

  • “At Fourteen,” Gargoyle Poetry Journal, Summer 2014.
  • Sky Studies, a poetry chabook, Finishing LIne Press, Fall 2014.
  • The Eighth Phrase, a poetry chapbook, Porkbelly Press  Fall 2014.
  • “Sestina,” and “Uterus” translated into French, Dans Le Ventre Des Femmes  (The Image of Women), Ed, Maia Brami, BSC Publishing, France, March 2012
  • Mount Fuji” and “April in Japan” (Poems), Sunrise from Blue Thunder, Japan’s Earthquake-Tsunami, March 2011, an A Pirene Fountain Anthology, Ed. Ami Kaye, Pirene Fountain Publishing, December 2011.
  • “Song,” “Birth”, and “1925″, an except from Forget Russia in The Mom Egg, 2011. Vol. 9, and The Mom Egg 2009.
  • Letters to Virginia Woolf. Lanham: Hamilton Books, June 2005.
  • The Artist as Outsider in the Novels of Toni Morrison and Virginia Woolf. Westport: Greenwood Press, August 2000.
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