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Robert Alderman

Robert Alderman

Lecturer in English

216 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Office Hours:

  • Spring 2021: Virtual.


  1. MFA, Creative Writing, University of South Florida
  2. BA, English, University of South Florida

Professional Bio

Robert Alderman holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of South Florida. He has published fiction and poetry in So It Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library, The Wrath-Bearing Tree, Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, The Mailer Review, Door is a Jar, and various other literary magazines. His poem "Watch for the Patterns, Watch for the Wires" won the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) "Secret" contest in 2015, and was later published in Southeast Missouri State University Press's Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 6. He was a semi-finalist for The Poet's Billow 2013 Atlantis Award. In 2011, he won the Scholarly and Creative Excellence Award in the Fine Arts at the University of South Florida. The same year, he was also the recipient of the Thomas E. Sanders Scholarship in Creative Writing. Finally, he served 8 years in the U.S. Army.