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Courtney Zoffness

Assistant Professor of English, Director of Creative Writing and Coordinator of Writers@Drew

Areas of expertise: Contemporary literature, creative nonfiction writing, creative writing, fiction writing, writing

czoffness@drew.edu
973-408-3819


Ron Felber

Adjunct Professor of Creative Writing

Areas of expertise: American literature, creative writing

rfelber@drew.edu
908-342-0069

Ron Felber has published numerous fiction and non-fiction books, including Il Dottore: The Double Life of a Mafia Doctor, which was the basis for a Fox series, The Hunt for Khun Sa, optioned by Living Films, and Mojave Incident, the subject of two TV documentaries. He received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, his MA from Loyola University of Chicago and his PhD from Drew. In addition to his writing, Ron is an accomplished speaker, worked as a deputy sheriff—publishing articles for True Detective magazine—and was CEO for a major manufacturing company.


Loren Kleinman

Director of the University Writing Center

Areas of expertise: Blogging, creative writing, nonfiction, poetry, publishing, social branding, social influencers, social media, social media analytics, social monitoring platforms, trauma studies, writing

lkleinman@drew.edu
973-408-3235

Loren Kleinman’s nonfiction has appeared in Good HousekeepingSeventeenCosmopolitanRedbookThe New York TimesNimrodROARUSA TodayBUSTPloughsharesOpen Minds Quarterly and Woman’s Day. She recently finished a memoir, The Woman with a Million Hearts, published by BlazeVOX, and is currently editing a collection of essays with co-editor Amye Archer (author of Fat Girl Skinny) about the body: My Body, My Words from Big Table Publishing. Bustle called it one of the “11 New Feminist Books that Could Totally Change Your Year.” Loren is a poet and her poems appeared in Drunken BoatThe MothDomestic CherryBlue Lake ReviewColumbia JournalStony Thursday AnthologyLevure LitteraireNimrodWilderness House Literary ReviewNarrative NortheastWriter’s BlocJournal of New Jersey PoetsPaterson Literary ReviewResurgenceHerCircleEzine and Aesthetica Annual. She received the 2003 Spire Press Poetry Prize, was a 2000, 2003 and 2015 Pushcart Prize nominee and was a 2004 Nimrod/Pablo Neruda Prize finalist for poetry. The Nettles Artists Collective produced a multimedia and physical theater presentation called A House of Skin and Bone inspired by her poetry collection The Dark Cave Between My Ribs. She recently finished a short film with Director Jaime Ekkens, Suffering Is the Easy Part, which premiered at the Manhattan Film Festival and won the ASIFA East award for best writing. This short film continues to make its way around the world from India to Italy to New York City, and is distributed by Seed & Spark and Docademia. Loren co-founded National Translation Month, a month-long celebration of writing in translation during the month of September, writes a blog for the Huffington Post and is a faculty member at New York Writers Workshop. Her digital work includes managing and writing social media campaigns for TV shows such as Wynonna EarpHuntersYoungerThe Jim Gaffigan ShowImpastor and Teachers.