Faculty and Staff
Lynn M. Petrillo
Senior Lecturer English
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Seidlin Hall
Department: English  
Office Hours: Mon: 10:20 am - 11:10 am
Tue: 10:20 am - 11:10 am
Wed: 10:20 am - 11:10 am

Fri: 10:20 am -11:10 am
Personal Message:  
Word by word, thought by thought, act by act, we influence the universe.
Ph.D.: English and Creative Writing
Binghamton University, 2002

M.A.: English and Creative Writing
University of California, Davis, 1992

B.A.: English and Education
Lafayette College, 1990

Honors and Awards
Alfred University's Excellence in Teaching Award, 2009

Binghamton University Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2001-2002

Binghamton University Newhouse Fellowship, 1998

The O. Henry Awards, Honorable Mention, "One Step from Doing," 1997

Pushcart Prize, Special Mention, "Tight Like That," 1994-1995

Raymond Carver Short Story Contest, 1st Place, "Like Sparrows," 1992

Alfred University's Opening Convocation Address, "A First Lecture: 'I Am You' and Other True Unities," 2010

Alfred University's Bergren Forum, "Let All of This Be Part of the Story, Too: Connective Art," 2009

The Gathering: A Literary Conference for Readers, Writers, and Thinkers, "The Blur: Merging Genres," 2007

Selected Publications
Five Poets, "Not All Embraces Can Be Balanced," Spring 2006

Paterson Literary Review, "While We Are Broken Open: A Review of Arthur L. Clements' The Book of Madness and Love," 2002

William and Mary Review, "Afterbirth," 2002

Storyquarterly, "Seventh Street Dancers," Fall 2001

Confrontation, "Sometimes, When It's Too Much," Winter 1997

TriQuarterly, "Lovesong," Winter 1996

The Kenyon Review, "Invisibly Dying Grass," Winter 1996

Antioch Review, "One Step From Doing," Winter 1996

New Stories from the South: The Year's Best 1995, "Teams," Fall 1995

The Gettysburg Review, "Tight Like That," Summer 1993

African American Review, "Like Sparrows," Fall 1992

High Plains Literary Review, "China," Fall 1993

Another Chicago Magazine, "Writes from the Mother of Raju," Spring 1993

Sonora Review, "Kara," Spring 1992