A professor speaks to a group of students sitting in the film viewing room with black and white film on the screen over his shoulder.

Travis Kurowski, Ph.D.


  • B.A., Theater, Southern Oregon University (2003)
  • B.A., (English, Southern Oregon University (2003)
  • M.A., University of Southern Mississippi (2006)
  • Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi (2009)


  • Director of Creative Writing
  • Faculty Advisor, The York Review
  • Editor, Luna Park Review


  • Creative Writing
  • Graphic Literature
  • The Short Story
  • Perspectives in Literature
  • The American Novel

Research Interests

  • Fiction Writing
  • The literary magazine
  • Comic books


  • York College of PA Summer Research Fellowship (2010)
  • University of Southern Mississippi Innovative Graduate Student Research Award (2009)
  • NEA Access to Artistic Excellence Grant, $5,000.00 for Mississippi Review (2009)
  • American Institute of Architects Award for AULA magazine (2007)

Recent Publications

  • Kurowski, Travis. "Once, I Built a Great machine." The Lumberyard 8 (2011)
  • Kurowski, Travis. "Spam." Knee-Jerk 23 (2011). Web
  • Kurowski, Travis. "The Poet Never Affirmeth." The Rumpus. May 2010. Web