Mia Alvarado

Mary Margaret (Nussbaum) Alvarado is the author of Hey Folly (Dos Madres Press). Her poetry, essays, and reviews, have appeared in Jacket 2, Greatcoat, Thermos, the Iowa Review, the New Orleans Review, the National Poetry Review, Commonweal, the Beloit Poetry Journal, No Tell Motel, Verse Daily, Salamander, Third Coast, the Mid-American Review, Alligator Juniper, Redivider, Notre Dame Magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer and elsewhere. A former Iowa Arts Fellow and Provost's Post-Graduate Writing Fellow at the University of Iowa, she was the 2010-2011 writer in residence at Cincinnati's Seven Hills School.

Courses Taught at UCCS

  • ENGL 131 - Rhetoric and Writing I: Academic Reading and Analytical Writing
  • ENGL 141 - Rhetoric and Writing II: Rhetoric of Alienation
  • ENGL 141 - Rhetoric and Writing II: Rhetoric of War
  • ENGL 141 - Rhetoric and Writing II: The Age of the Machine and Its Malcontents
  • ENGL 203 - Introduction to Creative Writing: Poetry
  • ENGL 204 - Introduction to Creative Writing: Nonfiction
  • ENGL 205 - Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction