Dr. Katherine Conner

Assistant Professor of English
Mosaic Faculty Advisor (Chief)
Gris-Gris Literary Magazine Editor
English Society Advisor

B.A., M.A., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Florida State University (passed exams with distinction.)

Area of Specialization:
Creative Writing: Fiction, Victorian British Literature, the History of the Novel

Courses Taught:
English 101 and 102: English Composition I and II

English 210: Topics in Literature: The Horror Film
English 265: Writing in Three Genres

English 312: Creative Writing Seminar in Fiction
English 340: Film Genres

  • The Horror Film

English 424: Southern Literature

  • The Southern Gothic Tradition

English 430: The Writer’s Workshop

  • Advanced Fiction Writing

English 432: The Publishing Practicum
English 463: Studies in the Novel
English 475: Topics in Literature

  • The Victorian Sensation Novel
  • Studies in the Short Story

Selected Recent Publications: 
Percipient, Willow Springs #70, Winner of the Willow Springs Fiction Prize

Panther Stalks Hinds County, Blackbird, forthcoming

Neshoba, Shenandoah, 2011 (volume 61, no. 1)

The Giraffe Keeper, Copper Nickel, 2011 (volume 15)

Contact Information:
246 K Peltier
Phone: 985-448-4436
Email: katherine.conner@nicholls.edu