Bayard Godsave

Instructor, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Editor in Chief, Oklahoma Review
English and Philosophy Department
College of Arts, Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 377L Harvey Hall
Email: godsaveb@uwstout.edu

Education

    • PhD English
      University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
      Milwaukee, WI, 2008

    • New York State Summer Writer's Institute
      Skidmore, NY, 2005
    • MFA, Creative Writing
      Minnesota State University, Moorhead
      Moorhead, MN, 2001
    • BA English
      State University of New York, College at Fredonia
      Fredonia, NY, 1997

    • University of North London
      London, England, 1996

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout
        Instructor
        August 2017 -
      • Cameron University, English Department
        Associate Professor
        August 2009 - May 2017
      • Oklahoma City University, Red Dirt
        Visiting Lecturer
        June 2015 - 2016
      • Cardinal Stritch University, English Department
        Adjunct Instructor
        March 2009 - March 2010
      • Milwaukee School of Engineering, English Department
        Instructor
        August 2008 - 2008
      • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, English Department
        Instructor/Teaching Assistant
        January 2002 - 2008
      • Minnesota State University, Moorhead, English Department
        Instructor/Teaching Assistant
        January 1999 - 2002

Intellectual Contributions

    Book, Chapter

    • (Accepted). Other Epistolaries. .

    Short Story

    • Godsave, B. (Accepted). The Eccentric Conservative Poets of Oklahoma and North Texas (Short Story). , Essays & Fictions.
    • Godsave, B. (2016). Hey, Bottle Rocket! (Short Story). , Arcadia.
    • Godsave, B. (2015). Roughneck Confesses (Short Story). Boulevard.
    • Godsave, B. (2014). Snake Ball (Short Story). This Land Press.
    • Godsave, B. (2013). 00:02:36:58 (Short Story). Upside Down, Systime Publishing.
    • Godsave, B. (2013). Dialectics and Revolution (Short Story). , DeepShelf.
    • Godsave, B. (2013). G-L-O-R-I-A (Short Story). , DeepShelf.
    • Godsave, B. (2013). Life During Wartime (Short Story). , DeepShelf.
    • Godsave, B. (2012). Mean Little Seed (Short Story). Blink Again, Sprout Press.
    • Godsave, B. (2012). The Trilling Wire (Short Story). PLEIADES.
    • Godsave, B. (2012). Tigers in Red Weather (Short Story). The Gettysburg Review(Winter).
    • Godsave, B. (2011). The American Doomsday Book, Vols. I-V: Editor's Introduction (Short Story). .
    • Godsave, B. (2010). Alistair Penobscot (Short Story). The South Dakota Review.
    • Godsave, B. (2010). We Were Waiting on Our Chinese Food (Short Story). Sierra Nevada Review.
    • Godsave, B. (2010). You Can't Tell Anyone about This (Short Story). Berkeley Fiction Review.
    • Godsave, B. (2009). Asthanisation (Short Story). The Evansville Review.
    • Godsave, B. (2009). Bird at St. Nick's (Short Story). Eureka Literary Magazine.
    • Godsave, B. (2009). We Were Waiting on our Chinese Food (Short Story). Pen Pusher Magazine.
    • Godsave, B. (2008). La Revolution de Ventose (Short Story). Bryant Literary Review.
    • Godsave, B. (2007). Banned from the End of the World (Short Story). Another Chicago Magazine.
    • Godsave, B. (2007). Dialectics & Revolution: A Fable (Short Story). Pacific Review.
    • (2007). Letters to the Editor (Short Story). Ugly Accent.
    • Godsave, B. (2007). Predictable Trajectories (Short Story). Florida Review.
    • Godsave, B. (2007). Tell Me about Your Brother (Short Story). Confrontation.
    • Godsave, B. (2006). 00:02:36:58 (Short Story). IN Thomas, J., & Shapard, R. (Eds.), Flash Fiction Forward, W.W. Norton.
    • Godsave, B. (2006). It'll Never Work Out for the Two Headed Boy (Short Story). , Smoke Long Quarterly.
    • Godsave, B. (2006). The Gas Mask (Short Story). Lullwater Review.
    • Godsave, B. (2003). The Heart of Bob's Beast (Short Story). Wisconsin Review.
    • Godsave, B. (2002). McKay (Short Story). Cimarron Review.

    Abstract

    • Godsave, B. (2016). Metal as a Mote of Dust: Bayard Godsave and George McCormick on Experimental Music, Drones, French Horns and Sunn O)))’s Kannon. , The Collapsar.

    Essay

    • Godsave, B. (2016). What the Thunder Said (Essay). This Land.
    • Godsave, B. (2015). Living Outside the Law: Moral Fiction & the Postmodern Universe (Essay). , Pleiades.

    Interview

    • 'When You Look Away, What Do You Choose to See?' an interview with Goerge McCormick (Interview). , Heavy Feather Review.
    • (2007). Interview with Jonathan Lethem (Interview). , Cream City Review.
    • (2006). 'Structured Absence' an interview with Rick Moody (Interview). , Cream City Review.
    • (2006). 'This Ain't Precious' an interview with Art Spiegelman (Interview). .

    Book

    • Godsave, B. (2014). Torture Tree. , Queen's Ferry Press.
    • Godsave, B. (2009). Lesser Apocalypses. , Queen's Ferry Press.
    • Godsave, B. (2001). Allentown. , Dacotah Territory Press.

    Poem

    • Godsave, B. (2005). Letter to my Father (Poem). North Coast Review.

Presentations

    Oral Presentation

    • Godsave, B. (October 17, 2015). Special Topics in the Creative Writing Classroom. Creative Writing and Innovative Pedagogy, Warrensburg, MO.

    Panel Discussion

    • (April 10, 2015). Let us Not Teach You a Lesson. , Minneapolis, MN.

    Reading of Creative Work/Performance

    • (April 5, 2013). Tell Me About Your Brother. Scissortail Creative Writing Festival, Ada.
    • (April 5, 2012). Scenes from a Robbery: Elgin OK, 1933. Scissortail Creative Writing Festival, Ada, OK.
    • (November 7, 2011). A Common Sense Reading Series. , Kansas City, KS.
    • (April 1, 2011). La Revolution du Ventose. Scissortail Creative Writing Festival, Ada, OK.
    • (April 2, 2010). Flash Fiction. Scissortail Creative Writing Festival, Ada, OK.

    Paper

    • (November 10, 2005). Empathy of the 'I'. Midwest-Modern Language Association Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

    Poster

    • (December 1, 2003). Fredric Jameson's Political Unconscious in the Composition Classroom. Those Who Can, Teach,

Reviewer / Editor

    Reviewer, Book

    • A Reivew of Lauren Becker's If I Would Leave Myself Behind (2015)
    • A Review of 'Angels of the Americlypse' (2015)
    • A Review of Evelyn Hampton's Discomfort (2015)
    • A Review of James Brubaker's Liner Notes (2015)
    • A review of Olafur Gunnarsson's The Thaw (2015)
    • Bayard Godsave on Steven Church's Ultrasonic (2015)
    • A Review of Anne Germancos' Tribute (2014)
    • A Review of J.A. Tyler's Colony Collapse (2014)
    • A Review of Kyle Minor's Praying Duck (2014)
    • A Review of Louis Armand's Canicule (2014)
    • A Review of Roberto Bolano's 2666 (2008)
    • 'Cartographies of Madness' a Review of Stacy D'Erasmo's A Seahorse Year (2005)

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Fellowship

    • Dissertation Fellow, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (2006)

    Award

    • Thomas Bontly Award for Fiction, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (2003)
    • Chancellor's Award, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (2002)

Service

    University

      Cameron University

      • English & Foreign Languages Department Retention Committee (2017 - Present)
      • English Portfolio Assessment Realignment (2017 - Present)
      • Member, Discrimination and Harassment Committee (2015 - Present)
      • Committee Chair, Retirement and Fringe Benefits Committee (2015 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Faculty Development Committee (2014 - Present)
      • Faculty Senate Member, Faculty Senate (2013 - Present)
      • Advisor, Academic Advisor for English Majors (2010 - Present)
      • Lead Faculty Advisor, The Oklahoma Review (2010 - Present)
      • English Department Budget Committee (2009 - Present)
      • English Department Composition Committee (2009 - Present)
      • English Department Scholarship Committee (2009 - Present)
      • Faculty Advisor, The Gold Mine (2009 - Present)
      • Chairperson, Search Committee for the Position of Assistant Professor of British Literature, (2015)
      • Faculty Coordinator, Cameron University Visiting Writer's Series (2013 - 2014)
      • Coordinator for English Major Mid-Career Consultations (2011 - 2012)
      • Committee Member, Search Committee for the Position of Instructor of Composition (2010)