Michaux Dempster, Assistant Professor

Photo of Michaux DempsterHarris Hall, 5105
1015 Floyd Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
Box 842015

Michaux Dempster received her M.Ed. in School Counseling from Auburn University in 1998; after working as an Elementary School Counselor for Henrico County for four years, she attended Virginia Commonwealth University, earning an MA in Writing and Rhetoric in 2004, then an MFA in Creative Writing in 2006.  During this period she was privileged to edit, transcribe and annotate a group of letters by the writer Peter Taylor, written to his friend John Thompson, then editor of the New York Review of Books; she was also the first recipient of the David Baldacci Fiction Fellowship.  Her scholarly work is published in the International Journal of Higher Education and in the Business Journal for Entrepreneurs, Special Edition: Entrepreneurship in Higher Education; she has fiction in Millennium and Trust and Treachery: Tales of Power and Intrigue, and has many book reviews in Blackbird, VCU's online journal of literature and the arts. She has given presentations at many conferences, including CIDER in Blacksburg CEA in Baltimore, and the Peabody Graduate School for Education at UVA.  She is currently working on a historical-fantasy novel entitled Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Fairy Melusine.


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