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Kimberly Quiogue Andrews

Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing

Kimberly Quiogue Andrews is a poet and literary critic. She is the author of two volumes of poetry: A Brief History of Fruit, winner of the 2018 Akron Poetry Prize and forthcoming from the University of Akron Press, as well as BETWEEN, winner of the 2017 New Women’s Voices prize from Finishing Line Press. Recent creative work has appeared in Grist, The Recluse, The Shallow Ends, The Arkansas International, Poetry Northwest, Underblong, and other venues.  

As a critic, Professor Andrews’s primary interests include contemporary literature, the history of tertiary education in the United States, and labor studies. Her current critical book project examines the links between the rise of various disciplinary formations in the humanities (creative writing, literary theory, gender and ethnic studies, and others) and the aesthetics and methodologies of late 20th- and early 21st-century American experimental poetry. Her scholarly work appears or is forthcoming in a range of journalsand she is also the recipient of the Ralph Cohen Prize for scholarship from New Literary History for her essay “Trade Secrets: Poetry in the Teaching Machine.”

Professor Andrews’s additional teaching interests include science fiction, food studies, critical race theory, and Moby-Dick. She lives in Chestertown with a large cat named Sweep. 


  • B.A., Writing Seminars, Johns Hopkins University
  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, Penn State University 
  • Ph.D., English Language and Literature, Yale University 

Selected Recent Publications


Essays & Criticism


  • ENG 103: Introduction to Creative Writing
  • ENG 222: Introduction to Poetry
  • ENG 394: Literary Theory