Jeanne Dutton

Assistant Professor of English

B.A. Skidmore College
M.F.A. University of Alaska Fairbanks
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  • Creative Writing-Young Adult Fiction
  • Basics of Creative Writing
  • First Year Writing Seminar-Dangerous Youth
  • First Year Writing Seminar-Discreet Madness
  • Writing About Folklore
  • Basics of Exposition

Research Interests

  • Developmental Writing
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Contemporary Adolescent Fiction
  • Adolescent Literature and Coming-of-Age Novels of the 18th through 21st centuries

Selected Publications


  • Stranded HarperTeen 2010
  • Freaked: A Novel HarperTeen 2009

Recent Presentations

  • (Panel Moderator), Lake Erie Ink
    - Cleveland Heights, OH, July 2013, 2014
  • What Should Teens be Reading—Panel of Authors of Young Adult Literature
    - Hiram College, March 2012
  • Visiting Writer, Midwest Writers Conference
    - Ball Statue University, July 2012
  • Young Adult Panelist, Great Lakes Independent Bookstore Assn. Annual Meeting
    - Detroit, MI, October 2010
  • Rewriting Happily Ever After—A Rediscovery of Literary Journeys for Girls
    - National Council of Teachers of English Author Panel, Orlando, FL, November 2010
  • Visiting Writer, University of Alaska MFA Program
    - University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, April 2010

Current Projects

  • No Prince Charming—an literary market coming of age novel
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