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Ezekiel Black, M.F.A.

Title: Senior Lecturer, English
Phone: 678-717-3876

Office: Nesbitt 4110, Gainesville
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Areas of Expertise: Literary Modernism, World War I Literature, Contemporary Poetry, Book Design

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 0099: Learning Support English
  • ENGL 1101: English Composition I
  • ENGL 1102: English Composition II
  • ENGL 2131: American Literature I
  • ENGL 2112: World Literature II
  • ENGL 2210: Magazine Production I
  • ENGL 2215: Magazine Production II
  • ENGL 2150: Literature and Film
  • ENGL 3175: Poetry Writing Workshop
  • PHED 1120: Introduction to Fencing


  • Ph.D., Literary Studies, Georgia State University, In Progress
  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2008
  • B.A., English, University of Georgia, 2006
  • B.A., Philosophy, University of Georgia, 2006

Research/Special Interests

Within Literary Modernism, Ezekiel Black focuses on poetry and how World War I affected the genre. Within World War I literature, Ezekiel focuses on works about and by ambulance drivers. In addition to these interests, he reviews contemporary poetry.


Ezekiel Black’s critical essays “Mouthlessness and Ineffability in World War I Poetry and The Waste Land” and “Troubling Glory: The Uncertain Language Shift of World War I” appeared in War, Literature, and the Arts. His poetry and reviews have appeared in Verse, Sonora Review, Tarpaulin Sky, Drunken Boat, CutBank, Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, BOAAT, inter|rupture, Denver Quarterly, and elsewhere.

Work Experience

Senior Lecturer of English at UNG, August 2018 – Present
Lecturer of English at UNG, January 2013 – July 2018
Lecturer of English at GSC, June 2009 – January 2013
Instructor of English at GSC, August 2008 – June 2009
Instructor of English at NGCSU, August 2008 – May 2009

Personal Information

Ezekiel Black advises The Chestatee Review and the Fencing Club. He also edits the audio journal for experimental poetry Pismire.

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