Harris Hall, Room 5135
1015 Floyd Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
Lindsay A. Chudzik currently teaches ENGL 215, Riot Grrrl to Gone Girl: Pop Culture Manifestations of Feminism, and UNIV 200 Service-Learning. She also was named a 2015-2016 Service-Learning Faculty Fellow through VCU’s Division of Community Engagement. Her critical and conference work primarily revolves around experiential learning, most recently presenting at the National Service-Learning Conference, Imagining America, and The Lilly Conference on Teaching and Learning. Her service-learning students have partnered with Richmond organizations like Carver Promise, Church Hill Activities & Tutoring and OAR, the latter a nonprofit where she has facilitated creative writing workshops for ex-offenders.
She holds a MA in Literature and a MFA in Creative Writing from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her fiction has appeared in Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry & Prose, Ghost Town, Haunted Waters Press, and Map Literary, among others. Her short story, “Check Yes If You Like Us,” was named a finalist for the 2015 Dogwood Prize and her creative nonfiction piece, “Jailface,” was recently anthologized. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Directors for James River Writers. Prior to joining VCU, she taught at North Carolina University where she was given a number of student-generated awards for teaching excellence including Thank a Teacher (TAT), as well as Rowan University where she served as Senior Editor of Glassworks Magazine. During her free time, she contemplates creative ways to incorporate into her syllabi Kathleen Hanna and Courtney Love.