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Cheryl J. Fish, Ph.D.  is a professor of Writing and Literature, a poet, fiction writer and scholar/teacher of environmental justice in literature, film, visual arts, and architecture. She can be contacted about giving  a lecture, reading, or presentation at Tribecagal312@gmail.com.  
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Recent talks and publications

Invited Speaker, June Jordan: Pleasures of Perspectives | WDA Conference 2022

A conference organized by Womxn in Design and Architecture

Thursday, February 24 & Friday, February 25, 2022

THE SAUNA IS FULL OF MAIDS, poetry and photography book about Finnish Sauna culture, friendship, and Kalevala and Sami myth,  from Shanti Arts, summer solstice, 2021. Order a copy here:  https://www.amazon.com/Sauna-Full-Maids-Cheryl-Fish/dp/195165174X/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&qid=1623949379&refinements=p_27%3ACheryl+J.+Fish&s=books&sr=1-4

New flash fiction published in SPANK THE CARP: 
I am happy to announce I won favorite story of the April 2021 issue. Thanks for your support! 

DON YORTY BLOG ENTRY AND VIDEO OF Me reading from THE SAUNA IS FULL OF MAIDS: https://donyorty.com/2021/07/21/cheryl-j-fisch-reads-from-the-sauna-is-full-of-maids/

DEBUT NOVEL OFF THE YOGA MAT to be published by Livingston Press. PUB DATE 10/20/22.   Here is Cheryl reading an excerpt from the novel:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fffXjXb_WqI

Poetry Book CRATER & TOWER 
Published May, 2020

      Teaching Experience
  • Professor, English, Coordinator of Intensive Writing, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York.
  • Visiting Professor, Women's Studies Certificate Program, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
  • Docent, North American Studies, Dept. of Cultures, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Fulbright Lecturer, University of Tampere, Finland
  • Visiting Professor, American Studies, Mount Holyoke College

Select Lectures, Readings, Honors

Guest blog post on ARTIVISM and Ecological RESPONSE to extractivism: http://enviro-history.com/artivism  

BMCC News Sabbatical Accomplishments (Oct. 2019)


Flash fiction, "Grade Book" published in CheapPopLit: http://www.cheappoplit.com/home/2018/7/26/grade-book-cheryl-j-fish

Guest Lecturer, Environmental Humanities Series, University of Helsinki, Oct. 16, 2018.

Writer-in Residence, Art Centre Kulttuurikauppila, Ii, Finland, Sept. 2018.

Essay,“Liselotte Wajstedt’s Kiruna: Space Road (Kiruna— Rymdvägen): Experimental Ecocinema as Elegiac Memoir in ‘Extractivist’ Sápmi," in Journal of Scandinavia Cinema, Vol. 8 No. 2, June 2018, p 111-122.

Short story, "Strike-Slip Fault," published in Iron Horse Literary Review, Issue 19.4, 2017.

2018: Poems in Hanging Loose and New American Writing. 

SEED BOX grant to lecture and present on Sami film at Linköping University,  Sweden, April, 2017.  

Chancellor's Fellowship, City University of New York, 2016-17.

My story, "Never Buy Dope in Washington Square" from the dot-matrix printed experimental journal of the 1980s Between C&D,  featured in window exhibit at 80 WSE Gallery, NYU, Dec 4, 2014-Feb. 14, 2015.

Short story "Hovering" chosen for Liars' League NYC reading at KGB Bar. Theme: Cash and Credit

Finalist in L Magazine's  search for pocket fiction for excerpt from novel manuscript OFF THE YOGA MAT

Essay, "The Lost One": An Exhibit and film by Sami filmmaker Liselotte Wadstedt,published by  Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden, exhibit on Sami artists.

 Rose Gladney Lecture for Justice and Social Change at University of Alabama, on June Jordan and Buckminster Fuller's Harlem Redesign Project

Lectured on environmental justice activism among young adults at the Green Feminism Conference at SUNY New Paltz

 Residencies: Wellspring House, Ragdale, Renaissance House.

Finalist, Fiction, Artsmith residency, Orcas Island Washington

Writer-in-Residence, Springcreek Project, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

Winner, Florence Howe Award for Best Feminist Essay from the Women's Caucus of the Modern LanguageAssociation

Lecture and poetry reading, Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Asheville, NC


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