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Katie Manning, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of English
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3178
Fax: (626) 812-3024
Katie Manning, Ph.D., specializes in poetry and women’s literature, with intersecting interests in the areas of linguistics, Romantic and Victorian literature, and contemporary American literature. She is the author of three poetry chapbooks: The Gospel of the Bleeding Woman (Point Loma Press, 2013), Tea with Ezra (Boneset Books, 2013), and I Awake in My Womb (Yellow Flag Press, 2013). Her creative work has been published in several anthologies and literary journals, including, Fiction Southeast, New Letters, PANK, Poet Lore, Relief, and So to Speak.


  • Ph.D., English (creative writing concentration), University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2012
  • M.A., English (creative writing concentration), University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2008
  • B.A., Literature, Point Loma Nazarene University, 2005


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • Creative Writing
  • Linguistics
  • Poetry
  • Romantic and Victorian Literature
  • Women’s Literature

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 110 – Freshman Writing Seminar
  • ENGL 111 – Introduction to Literature
  • ENGL 232 – English Literature Survey Since 1789
  • ENGL 302 – Creative Writing: Poetry
  • ENGL 402 – Principles of Language