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Becca J.R. Lachman


Writer/Editor, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Creative Writing: Poetry, Writing Center Studies, Peace Studies, WGSS

Office: Alden Library 202, Ellis Hall 117
Office Phone: n/a
Email: lachmanr@ohio.edu
Personal Website


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)



Other Acreage (poems, Gold Wake Press, 2015)

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

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

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

Individual Poems, Essays, & Songs

Recent work appears or is forthcoming in Consequence Magazine, So to Speak: A Feminist Journal of Language and Art, 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 (Ravensun, 2009); Image; Alimentum: The Literature of Food online; Swink Magazine; Octave Magazine; and the OnBeing blog for American Public Media.

Curriculum Vitae

Past Associate Coordinator of Student Writing Center, 2010-2014
Past Interim Assistant Director, Thesis and Dissertation Services, 2007-2009

Co-Host for ”Conversations from Studio B” poetry series, WOUB, Athens, Ohio

2014 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award in Poetry
2014 “Feeding Community” collaborative community art project (co-coordinated with artist Danielle C. Wyckoff) featured in Network Theory (film, Blue Heron Productions)
2013 Finalist: Ruth Stone Poetry Prize, Hunger Mountain
2012 Finalist: Frost Place Chapbook Fellowship, Bull City Press
2012 Finalist: Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize, Ruminate Magazine
2011 Young Alumni Creativity & Research Award, Otterbein University
2001 Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar (University of Leeds, England)


Difficult Dialogues: Religion, Gender, & Sexuality (Conversation Leader, Grader, Instructor)

Business Writing (Online, Co-Facilitator)

Engineering Writing (Online, Facilitator)

Critical Approaches to Poetry
Creative Writing Workshop: Poetry
*Themed A&S Course: Poetry Workshop/WAR & PEACE
Writing and Rhetoric
Women and Writing: Women and "Worship"
Writing and Rhetoric II: Food and Sustainability

Learning Community Seminar

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