Skye Anicca is a Lecturer in the Department of Communication and Media with specializations in creative writing, professional writing, and multiethnic literature of the United States. Her research and writing are highly interdisciplinary, drawing on scholarship in contemporary creative writing, border, communication, and intersectional gender studies, as well as critical analyses of U.S. pop culture and media. Her fiction has earned national recognition, including a Dana Award in short fiction and a Promise Award from the Sustainable Arts Foundation. Her stories and poetry have appeared in literary journals including Nimrod International, Fairy Tale Review, Passages North, Santa Monica Review, and Three Penny Review, earning two Pushcart Prize nominations. She has been a contributor to the Sewanee Writers' Conference, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the New York State Summer Writers’ Conference, as well as a resident at the Vermont Studio Center.
Dr. Anicca maintains an active interest in pedagogical innovation and student-centered learning. Her instructional methodologies include service learning, team-based learning, and experiential education. Beyond the academy, Dr. Anicca has served as a professional writing consultant for major tech and media companies seeking to improve internal and external communications.
Ph.D., English Studies, State University of New York at Albany
M.F.A., Creative Writing, New Mexico State University
Creative Writing, American Literature, Multi-ethnic U.S. Literature, Gender Studies