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cruzCynthia Cruz

Graduate Student





Cynthia Cruz joined the department in Fall 2015 as a Graduate School Fellow.


Master of Fine Arts, Art Criticism & Writing, The School of Visual Arts

Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Sarah Lawrence College

Bachelor of Arts, English, Mills College


Editor, Another Music, An Anthology of Latina Poetry. Forthcoming 2019.
Notes Toward a New Language (essays). Forthcoming 2019.
Dregs, Four Way Books. Forthcoming: 2018
How the End Begins, (poetry). 2016.
Wunderkammer, (poetry). 2014.
The Glimmering Room, (poetry). 2012.
Ruin, (poetry). 2006.

Individual publications in BOMB Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Paris Review, The Boston Review, Hyperallergic and The New Yorker

Academic Conferences:

Participant, "Feminist Scholarship, Activism, and the Politics of Affect" seminar, German Studies Association Conference, 2017.

Moderator, "Notes Toward a New Language,: On Women Writers and Eating Disorders." Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, 2016.

Panelist, "How Should We Train the Next Generation of Art Critics?," College Art Association Conference 2015.

Moderator, "Trauma and Fragmentation," Critical Information Graduate Student Conference, The School of Visual Arts, 2015.

Teaching Experience:

Guest Professor, Sarah Lawrence College: Graduate and undergraduate writing workshops, 2008-present.

Adjunct Faculty and Thesis Reader, Columbia University MFA Writing Department, 2016-present.

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