Hilary M Plum
 Title: Assistant Professor
Associate Director, CSU Poetry Center
 Dept: English
 Office: RT 1828
 Phone: 216-687-3967
 Email: h.plum@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://www.hilaryplum.com
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1828, Cleveland, OH 44115

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MFA, Creative Writing / Fiction, UMass Amherst, 2011
B.A., English and Religion, Amherst College, 2004
Brief Bio:
Hilary Plum (she/her) is the author of five books, including the poetry collection Excisions (Black Lawrence Press, 2023), the essay collection Hole Studies (Fonograf Editions, 2022), and the novel Strawberry Fields (Fence, 2018), winner of the Fence Modern Prize in Prose. With Zach Savich she edits the Open Prose Series at Rescue Press. Recent work has appeared in Astra, Los Angeles Review of Books, Granta, American Poetry Review, Cleveland Review of Books, College Literature, and elsewhere.

Plum teaches fiction, creative nonfiction, and literary editing & publishing at Cleveland State University and in the NEOMFA Program. She is associate director of the CSU Poetry Center (www.csupoetrycenter.com), where she organizes the Lighthouse Reading Series and the NEOMFA Writers at Work Colloquium and co-hosts the podcast Index for Continuance.

Plum came to CSU in 2017 after working for a number of years in independent and academic book and journal publishing, as an editor of international literature, history, and politics. She first worked in higher education as an adjunct and has held both non-tenure-track and tenure-track faculty positions, as well as a staff position at the University of Pennsylvania.
Honors and Awards:
CSU's Golden Apple award for teaching, 2019
Finalist for the CLMP Firecracker Award in Fiction, 2019
GLCA New Writers Award in Creative Nonfiction, 2018
Fence Modern Prize in Prose, 2018