Jay Udall

Assistant Professor of English


B.A., M.A., American Literature, George Washington University; M.F.A., Creative Writing: Poetry, New England College


Creative Writing; Modern Poetry; American Literature (Civil War-Present)

Courses Taught:

English 101 & 102: Composition

  • Rock and Roll

English 265: Creative Writing in Three Genres

English 311: Creative Writing Workshop–Poetry

English 322: American Literature survey II

English 361: Modern Poetry

English 430: The Writer’s Workshop



Recent poems have appeared in North American Review, Verse Daily, International Psychoanalysis, Rattle and The Pedestal.

Literary Fellowship:

2010-2011, Nevada Arts Council: gave readings and conducted workshops with various audiences, including elementary and high school students, homeless families, and the elderly.


Featured in “Beats and Blue Notes” at the University of Nevada, performing his original poetry while accompanied by graduate students from the Department of Jazz and Improvisational Studies.


246G Peltier Hall

Telephone:  985-448-4851

Email:  jay.udall@nicholls.edu