Caroline Maun (av4495)

University information

Title: Department Chair
Unit: English
Department: College of Liberal Arts & Science

Contact information

Department of English
Room 9408, 5057 Woodward Ave
Detroit, 48202

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences



Title: Associate Professor
Secondary Title: Chair
Phone: 313-577-7692

5057 Woodward Ave. Suite #9408


Caroline Maun teaches creative writing and American literature and is the chair of the English department. She is the editor of "The Collected Poetry of Evelyn Scott" and author of "Mosaic of Fire: The Work of Lola Ridge, Evelyn Scott, Charlotte Wilder, and Kay Boyle." Her poetry publications include the volumes "The Sleeping, What Remains" and three chapbooks, "Cures and Poisons and Greatest Hits," with Pudding House Press, and "Accident," with Alice Greene & Co. Her poetry has appeared in "The Bear River Review, Third Wednesday, Peninsula Poets," and "Eleven Eleven."


American Literature (20th c. writing by women) and creative writing

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications: Ph.D. in English, University of Tennessee Knoxville, 1998 M.A. in English, North Carolina State University, 1992 B.A. in English, Eckerd College, 1990
Awards and grants:
  • Outstanding Graduate Director, 2017
  • President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2015
  • WSU Career Development Chair, 2014
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teaching Award, 2013
  • Bear River Writers Conference Scholarship, University of Michigan, 2012, 2015
  • WSU Humanities Center Resident Scholar 2009-2010
  • College Language Association Presidential Award, 2007
  • WSU Academy of Scholars Junior Faculty Award, 2006 
Selected publications:


  • Accident (Poems, chapbook). Ann Arbor, Alice Greene & Co., 2019
  • What Remains (Poems). Charlotte, NC: Main Street Rag, 2013
  • Mosaic of Fire: The Work of Lola Ridge, Evelyn Scott, Charlotte Wilder, and Kay Boyle. University of South Carolina Press, 2012
  • Greatest Hits: 1999-2010 (Poems, chapbook). Columbus, OH: Pudding House Press, 2010
  • Cures and Poisons (Poems, chapbook). Columbus, OH: Pudding House Press, 2009
  • The Sleeping (Poems). Detroit, MI: Marick Press, 2006


  • The Collected Poems of Evelyn Scott. Orono : Hanover, N.H.: National Poetry Foundation (University of Maine), 2005
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