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About Judy Halebsky

Judy Halebsky is the author of two collections of poetry, Tree Line and Sky=Empty, both published by New Issues Poetry & Prose. Fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Millay Colony, and the Vermont Studio Center have supported her creative writing. On a fellowship from the Japanese Ministry of Education (MEXT) she trained Japanese literature at Hosei University in Tokyo for three years. Her article on the cultural translation of Japanese Noh theatre won the Emerging Scholar Award from the Association for Asian Performance. She has published articles and book reviews in the Asian Theatre Journal, Theatre Research in Canada, and Canadian Literature, among others. In 2012, she received a Graves Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Humanities. She holds a Ph.D. in Performance Studies from the University of California, Davis and an M.F.A. in English & Creative Writing from Mills College.

Positions

2016 Present Associate Professor, Dominican University of California Department of Literature and Languages
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2015 Present Chair, Dominican University of California Department of Literature and Languages
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20102016 Assistant Professor, Dominican University of California Department of Literature and Languages
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20072010 Fellow, Hosei University ‐ Department of Japanese Literature
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

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  • The Believer Poetry Award, Short List for Tree Line, 2015
  • Community of Literary Magazines and Presses, Firecracker Award in Poetry, Short List for Tree Line, 2015
  • League of Canadian Poets, Pat Lowther Memorial Award, Short List for Tree Line, 2015
  • Western Connecticut State University, Housatonic Book Award in Poetry, Short List for Tree Line, 2015
  • Vermont Studio Center, Fellowship, July 2014
  • Bluestem Magazine, Postcard Contest, Grand Prize, 2014
  • Western Michigan University, Green Rose Prize in Poetry, Finalist for Tree Line, 2013
  • Graves Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Humanities, Winner, 2012
  • Creative Work Fund, Grant Recipient with Theatre of Yugen, 2012
  • California Book Award, Finalist in Poetry for Sky=Empty, 2011
  • Writers' League of Texas Book Award, Finalist in Poetry for Sky=Empty, 2011
  • Sixteen Rivers Press, Chapbook Contest, Winner for Space/Gap/Interval/Distance, 2011
  • Redivider, AWP Quickie Contest in Poetry, Winner, 2011
  • Ina Coolbrith Circle, Poets Dinner, First Prize, 2011
  • New Issues Poetry and Prose, Poetry Prize, First Book Award, Winner for Sky=Empty, 2009
  • Alice James Books, Beatrice Hawley Award, Finalist, 2007
  • American Poetry Review, APR/Honickman First Book Prize, Finalist, 2007
  • High Desert Journal, Obsidian Prize, Finalist, 2007
  • Japanese Ministry of Culture, Research Fellowship (MEXT, Japanese Literature, Hôsei University, Tokyo, Japan), 2007–2010
  • Association for Asian Performance, Emerging Scholar, 2006
  • University of California, Pacific Rim Research Project Grant ($4000), 2006
  • University of California, Davis, East Asian Studies Research Grant, 2005
  • University of California, Davis, Graduate Fellowship, 2004–2005
  • Japanese Ministry of Culture (Monbusho), Research Fellowship (Kanazawa College of Art, Ishikawa, Japan), 2001–2003
  • Canada Council for the Arts, Quest Grant in Poetry, 2000

Courses

  • Poetry Writing
  • Native American Literature
  • World Literature
  • Survey of English Literature
  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Expository Writing
  • British Literature in Context
  • Archetypes in Literature

Education

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2009 Ph.D., University of California, Davis ‐ Performance Studies
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1998 M.F.A., Mills College ‐ English and Creative Writing
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1996 B.A., Mount Allison University ‐ Creative Arts
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Contact Information

Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, California 94901

Office: Angelico Hall 327
415.482.1846

Email:


Books (2)

Eki Mae Poems (3)

A bilingual Japanese-English poetry journal edited and translated by Yuka Tsukagoshi and Judy Halebsky.

Poetry Chapbooks and Broadsides (3)

Dissertation (1)

Peer-Reviewed Articles (4)

Essays (3)

Book Reviews (6)

Translations (2)

Recent Presentations (16)