Faculty / College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Linda Dove

Participating Faculty, Writing Department
Director of the University Honors Program
Coordinator of Events Programming, CoLA

Linda Dove is a poet, scholar, and Participating Faculty in the Writing Department. She has been teaching academic writing, creative writing, and literature courses here since Fall 2016, including the online publication course, which resulted in Woodbury University’s first national literary magazine, MORIA, staffed by undergraduate student-editors. She is also the director of the university’s Honors Program and the Coordinator of Events Programming for the College of Liberal Arts. Her specific scholarly interest is in English Renaissance literature, with a focus on women writers and Shakespeare.

Her award-winning books include a poetry collection, In Defense of Objects (2009), and three poetry chapbooks, O Dear Deer, (2011), This Too (2017), and Fearn (2019), as well as the scholarly collection of essays, Women, Writing, and the Reproduction of Culture in Tudor and Stuart Britain (2000). In addition, individual poems have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, the Robert H. Winner Award from the Poetry Society of America, Best of the Net, and Best Microfiction.


University of Maryland, College Park, Ph.D. (English Literature)
University of Maryland, College Park, M.A. (English Literature)
Mount Holyoke College, B.A. (English and Art History)


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