The Department of English
Phone: 646 312-3908
Ely Shipley joins Baruch as Assistant Professor of English. He teaches a variety of courses, including Great Works; Gay & Lesbian Themes in Literature; Studies in American Poetry; Special Topics in Literature, such as Poetry Writing and Desire and Identity in Contemporary American Poetry; and From Concept to Creation: Avant Garde Art and Writing. Professor Shipley is an accomplished author and poet. His first book, Boy with Flowers, won the 2007 Barrow Street Press book prize judged by Carl Phillips. His poems also won the Western Humanities Review Award in Poetry judged by Edward Hirsch and the Virginia Faulkner Award from Prairie Schooner. In addition, Professor Shipley’s poems and essays appear in Willow Springs, Florida Review, Phoebe, Greensboro Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Diagram, Gulf Coast, Barrow Street, Fugue, Third Coast, and others. He holds an MFA from Purdue University and a PhD from the University of Utah.