LaToya Watkins

Lecturer I - Arts And Humanities
 
Tags: HUAS CRWT

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Humanities and Studies in Literature
The University of Texas at Dallas - 2015
M.A. - Aesthetic Studies
The University of Texas at Dallas - 2011
B.A. - Literary Studies
The University of Texas at Dallas - 2006

Research Areas

Research Interests
  • Short Fiction 
  • The Novel
  • Creative Nonfiction 
  • Narrative Theory
  • Cultural Studies
  • American Literary Movements 
  • African American Literature 
  • Ethnic Literature 
  • Postcolonial Literature 
  • American Slavery 
  • Gender Studies 

Publications

 Outsiders 2015 - Short Fiction Publication
 The Mother  2014 - Short Fiction Publication
 Waiting  2014 - Short Fiction Publication
 Girl  2014 - Short Fiction Publication
 Man Work  2013 - Short Fiction Publication
 The View  2012 - Short Fiction Publication
 Straight Dollars or Loose Change 2012 - Short Fiction Publication
 American Death  2011 - Short Fiction Publication

Awards

Jentel Artist Residency Fellowship - [2015]
Pushcart Prize - Pushcart Press [2014]
Kimbilio Writing Fellowship - [2014]
Teaching Assistantship - University of Texas at Dallas [2014]
1st Place in the Student Writing contest - Texas Association of Creative Writing Teachers (TACWT) [2012]
The Victor Worsfold Outstanding T.A. Award - University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas [2012]