Department of English

O'Dowd Hall, Room 544
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-2250
fax: (248) 370-4429

Susan McCarty


Assistant Professor
349 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2252

Ph.D. University of Utah

Areas of Study
Creative Writing

Selected Publications:

Anatomies (Aforementioned Productions, 2015)

“The Death of a Snake in the First Year of Our Marriage,” South Dakota Review, Volume 52, Issues 3 & 4, Fall 2016.
“Crest.” Nashville Review. Winter 2013.
“Services Pending.” Reprinted in the Utne Reader. May-June 2011.
“Anamnesis.” Tarpaulin Sky. Issue 17. Summer 2011.
“The Escape Artist.” Parcel. Issue 1. 2011
“Ars Romantica.” Hotel Amerika. Issue 1. Fall 2010.
“City/Body: Fragments.” Conjunctions. Issue 55. Fall 2010.
“Services Pending.” The Iowa Review. Issue 2. Fall 2010. (Translated into Spanish by Pablo Ambrogi for The Iowa Review online, Fall 2012.)

Anthologized Work
“Anatomies,” in Not Somewhere Else But Here: A Contemporary Anthology of Women and Place. Sundress Press. 2014.

Short Stories
“Indirect Object.” apt. July 2014.
“The Fat of the Land.” Connu. February 2014.
“Fellowship.” Willow Springs. January 2013.
“Another Zombie Story.” Indiana Review. Issue 34. Summer 2012.
“Shearing Day.” Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment. Issue 14. Fall 2011.
“The Lost One.” West Branch. Issue 68. Spring 2011.
“Kindness.” Barrelhouse. Issue 9. Spring 2011.
“Field Reports.” The Collagist. Issue 17. December 2010.
“City/Body: Fragments.” Conjunctions. Issue 55. Fall 2010.
“The Last Night They Spent Together Before the Separation.” Wigleaf. October 2010.

Podcast Interviews
Delmarva Public Radio Discussion, Delmarva Today. Salisbury, MD. “Sex and Literature.” January 2016
Delmarva Public Radio, Delmarva Today. Salisbury, MD. July 2015.
Write the Book. Burlington, VT. August 2015.