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Becca J.R. Lachman


Associate Coordinator, Student Writing Center

Office: Alden Library 202
Office Phone: n/a
Email: lachmanr@ohio.edu


Bennington Writing Seminars, M.F.A. (Literature and Writing)
Ohio University, M.A. (English: Creative Writing)
Otterbein University, Original Degree, B.A. (Music Composition, Theater, and English)


A Ritual to Read Together: Poems in Conversation with William Stafford (editor, poetry anthology, Woodley Press, 2013)

The Apple Speaks (poems, Cascadia Publishing House, 2012)

Songs from the Springhouse (2004 Florence Kahn Memorial Chapbook Award (National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Vendure Publications)

Work has appeared or is forthcoming in Mothering Mennonite (chapter: “Creative (M)othering: An Invitation from a Childless Artist,” Demeter Press, 2013); Tongue Screws and Testimonies: poems, stories, and essays inspired by the Martyrs Mirror (Herald Press, 2010); Red Thread Gold Thread: The Poet’s Voice (2009); Image; Alimentum: The Literature of Food online; Swink Magazine; Octave Magazine; The Sun; e3w; The Whistling Fire; and the OnBeing blog for American Public Media.

Curriculum Vitae

2014 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awardee
2013 Finalist: Ruth Stone Poetry Prize, Hunger Mountain
2012 Finalist: Frost Place Chapbook Fellowship, Bull City Press
2011 Young Alumni Creativity & Research Award, Otterbein University
2001 Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar (University of Leeds, England)


Difficult Dialogues (Conversation Leader, Grader, Instructor)

Business Writing (Online, Co-Facilitator)

Engineering Writing (Online, Facilitator)

Critical Approaches to Poetry
Creative Writing Workshop: Poetry
Writing and Rhetoric
Women and Writing: Women and "Worship"
Writing and Rhetoric II: Food and Sustainability

Learning Community Seminar

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