Suskewicz, Jacob

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  • Jacob Suskewicz
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  • Email: jacob.suskewicz@rutgers.edu
  • Bio: EducationMFA, Creative Writing (Fiction), The New School, 2009 BA, Political Science & English, Rutgers University, 2004 Jacob Suskewicz received his MFA (fiction) from The New School, and teaches creative writing at Rutgers University and literature at Montclair State University. He is the author of the chapbook, Set a Fire Burning, and the forthcoming novel of the same name. His areas of practice include: creative writing, literature (contemporary world literature), narrative theory and design, and composition, with a focus on developing pedagogy using a traditional writing workshop approach, in combination with digital literacy and multimedia composition, to be able to reach all levels of writers where they are at. Selected Recent Publications Set A Fire Burning, Published by the New School Chapbook Series Winner of the New School Graduate Writing Program Chapbook Contest, selected by Benjamin Percy Guest Editor, Qualitative Social Work: Research and Practice Special Issue: "Ethnography--Practice and Theory in Social Work" The New Humanities Reader, "Teaching the New Humanities Reader", 4th Edition. *Course & Assignment Sequence Forthcoming Publications Set A Fire Burning: A Novel
  • Classes Taught: Courses taught (current): 01:351:211/212: Creative Writing 01:351:307: Form & Technique in Fiction Courses taught (past): Undergraduate: 01:355:101: Expository Writing 101 01:355:201: Research in the Disciplines 01:355:301: College Writing & Research Graduate: 19:910:666: Foundation to Advanced Practice 19:910:682: Clinical Practice 19:910:695: Engaged Scholarship