Mairead Case, PhD

Adjunct Professor
Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS:
BA Creative Writing & Literature, MFA Creative Writing (Low-Residency), MFA Creative Writing & Poetics

Mairead Case is a teacher, writer, and editor in Denver. She publishes widely, and wrote the novels Tiny and See You in the Morning (featherproof) and the poetry chapbook Tenderness (Meekling). Mairead has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a PhD from the University of Denver. She teaches English full-time to eighth graders, and part-time at the Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics and the Denver Women’s Jail. Mairead is a legal observer with the National Lawyers Guild and volunteers for a community response team supporting queer and trans survivors of violence. Previously she lived in Chicago for a decade, where she worked and wrote for places like Pitchfork and the Poetry Foundation. She is a former birthday party clown.

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

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