Shelley Girdner

Shelley Girdner

Office: English, Hamilton Smith Hall Rm 330M, Durham, NH 03824


Compositions, Digital Composition/Storytelling, Multimodal Narratives, Postmodern and Electronic Literature, Media Theroy 

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 401: First-Year Writing
  • ENGL 501: Intro to Creative Nonfiction
  • ENGL 527: Intro to Poetry Writing
  • ENGL 627: Intermediate Poetry Workshop


  • M.A., English Composition, University of New Hampshire
  • B.A., English, University of Virginia

Research Interests

  • Composition
  • Digital composition
  • Digital storytelling
  • Media theory
  • Multimodal narratives
  • Postmodern and electronic literature

Artistic Activities & Publications

  • You Were That White Bird reading (2017).

  • A reading of selected essays (2016).

  • You Were That White Bird book launch (2016).

  • Peterson, C. P. H., Costa-Pierce, B. A., Dumbauld, B. R., Friedman, C., Hofmann, E. E., Kite-Powell, H., . . . Board, O. S. (2009). Birds. In SHELLFISH MARICULTURE IN DRAKES ESTERO, POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, CALIFORNIA (pp. 57-60). Retrieved from