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Ava Cipri, M.F.A.

Intructor of Writing
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
English

College Hall 627
Phone: 412.396.4115

Education:

M.F.A., Creative Writing, Syracuse University, 2002
B.S., Heath Policy, The Pennsylvania State University, 1996
Bio

Teaching in the Learning Communities is a natural transition because she has been engaged in service work facilitating creative writing workshops at the  Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery (POWER). Prior to moving to Pittsburgh, she taught composition, rhetoric, literature, and creative writing, while obtaining her M.F.A. in Poetry from Syracuse University.  As a graduate student she had the opportunity to serve on the staff of the literary journal Salt Hill and teach in the university's B.F.A. program, the English program and the Raymond Carver Reading Series.