colby-sawyer faculty

Christina N. Cook

Adjunct Professor, Humanities
(603) 359-3786 |

Teaches creative writing. Her poems, translations, book reviews, interviews, and essays have appeared in a number of literary journals. A former speechwriter for the president of Dartmouth College and teacher of compository writing at Colby-Sawyer, her scholarly interests include 19th century British poetry and contemporary French and American poetry.

Areas of expertise

  • Contemporary American poetry
  • 19th century British poetry
  • Literary translation
  • Academic speechwriting
  • Composition

Recent Publications (Selected)

  • “Common Knowledge,” Midwest Quarterly, winter 2013.
  • “Mixed Media,” Barn Owl Review, 2013.
  • “Summer Requiem,” Grist: The Journal for Writers, 2013.
  • Lake Effect (Finishing Line Press, 2012), winner of the Jean Pedrick Chapbook Prize.
  • “Opening the Cottage,” New Ohio Review, spring 2012.
  • “Roots in the Soil: The Mythology of Poetry and Place,” Cerise Press, spring 2012.
  • “22 Declarations of Purity,” “Postmortem,” Third Coast, fall 2012.
  • “Homing,” The Baltimore Review, 2012.


  • M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts
  • M.A., The University of Cincinnati
  • B.A., Bates College