Janice Tuck Lively

Janice Tuck Lively, Ph.D.

Professor, English
Department of English

Ph.D., University of Illinois–Chicago

Dr. Lively teaches courses in Fiction, Creative Non-fiction, Multi-cultural Post-Colonial Literature, Readings in Race, Class and Gender, Introduction to Literature, the bidisciplinary course Feminist Poetry, and the English Writing Track senior capstone. She is also the Literature Advisor for Elmhurst College’s arts and literary journal MiddleWestern Voice.

Lively is a 2016 Pushcart Award nominee for short fiction. Her fiction and non-fiction celebrate and examine the joys, struggles, and resiliency of women’s lives. Lively’s work has appeared in literary journals: Jet Fuel Review, So To Speak: A Journal of Feminism Art (forth-coming, Winter 2018), Perspectives on African American Literature, Valley Voices: A Language and Literary Review, and Obsidian III: Literature in the African Diaspora; in anthologies: They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing (forth-coming, August 2018), The Thing About Love Is…, and Hair Trigger:16; and in scholarly journals: The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices, and Journal of Black Studies among others. Her residencies and awards include: Ragdale Artist Colony; Callaloo Writer’s Workshop; Summer Literary Seminars 2014 Editor’s Choice Award, Semi-Finalist 2015 the Dana Award in the Novel.

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