Meet our Faculty: Dr. Adam Clay

Adam ClayDr. Adam Clay

Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing
Ph.D. English, Western Michigan University

Phone: (217) 206-8406
Office: UHB 3071

Teaching Concentration: Creative Writing (Poetry)

Courses Taught: Composition II; Introduction to Creative Writing; Introduction to the Discipline; Literary Study and Research; Verbal Arts in the Community; Topics in American Poetry; Topics in Creative Writing

Selected Publications:

  • Stranger (Milkweed Editions, 2016)
  • A Hotel Lobby at the Edge of the World (Milkweed Editions, 2012)
  • The Wash (Free Verse Editions, 2006)

Adam Clay is the author of three books of poetry. He has also been published in several journals and magazines including Ploughshares, Iowa Review, Boston Review, and Denver Quarterly. He enjoys teaching at UIS because of the dynamic class discussions and the way student creativity encourages his own writing.