Deborah Fleming

Professor
Building: 
Center for the Humanities of Bixler Hall
Office Number: 
308
Department: 
Phone: 
419.289.5789

Bio

Editor of the Ashland Poetry Press, Deborah Fleming, professor of English, received her PhD from Ohio State University.  Her books include Without Leave, a novel published by Black Mountain Press; Morning, Winter Solstice, a collection of poetry published by Vineyard Press; "A man who does not exist":  The Irish Peasant in the Work of W. B. Yeats and J. M. Synge (University of Michigan Press); and Towers Beyond Tragedy:  Yeats's Influence on Robinson Jeffers (University of South Carolina Press).  She received the Asheville Award in the Novel, the Vandewater Poetry Award, and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  She teaches creative writing, literature, and composition, and her research interests are W. B. Yeats, Robinson Jeffers, Anglo-Irish literature, modern poetry, and environmentalist literature.  She has been a keynote speaker at the W. B. Yeats Society of New York and the Tor House Foundation Fall Festival.

Education

B.A., The Ohio State University
M.A., The Ohio State University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

I work in...

Ashland University’s English department teaches students to read well, think carefully and write clearly, logically and creatively with the goal of achieving intellectual rigor and contextual understanding.

Events

Apr
24
The Senior Art Exhibition is the capstone experience for graduating... Read more
Apr
27
What better way to encounter the culture of Latin America... Read more
Apr
29
Ashland University Department of Music presents two student ensemble recitals... Read more
May
4
Ashland University Department of Music presents the annual Variable Winds... Read more
May
30
The third annual River Teeth Nonfiction Conference features guest presenters... Read more