Christina Milletti

Christina Milletti.

Associate Professor, Director of Creative Writing
Office: 533 Clemens Hall
Phone number: (716) 645-0705
E-mail address:


  • Creative Writing, Fiction; Experimental Fictions/Narratives, Contemporary American Fiction, Transatlantic Novel, Gender & the Novel, Women’s Experimental Fiction.


  • Spring 2016: ENG 435 (Advanced Fiction), ENG 353 (Experimental Fiction)
  • Fall 2015: ENG 679 (Gender, Narrative, Experimentation: Punk, Pirate & Guerilla Girl Fictions), ENG 391 (Creative Writing: Fiction)

Works in Progress

  • Choke Box: a Fem-Noir (novel), Erratics (short story collection), Room in the Hotel America (novel)

Selected Publications

The Religious & Other Fictions.


  • The Religious and Other Fictions (short story collection), Carnegie Mellon University Press
  • Co-Edited Volumes: Gravitational Intrigue: An Anthology of Emergent Hypermedia (with Dimitri Anastasopoulos)

Articles and Book Chapters

  • “Innovative Fiction and the Poetics of Power: Gertrude Stein and Christine Brooke-Rose ‘Do’ Language,” Fiction's Present: Situating Narrative Innovation, 2009
  • “Violent Words, Volatile Acts: Kathy Acker’s Terrorist Aesthetic.” Studies in the Novel, Special Issue on Terrorism. June 2004
  • Recent Fiction Publications
  • “Now You See Her,” New World Writing..  (Nominated for Pushcart Prize.)
  • “The Erratic,” Masters Review Award Anthology, Volume 4, Fall 2015. Guest Judge: Kevin Brockmeier.
  •  “Dr. Kirkbride’s Moral Treatment Plan,” Buffalo Noir, (Eds) Ed Park & Brigid Hughes. Akashic Books. New York: 2015. Solicited.
  • “The Upper Hand,” Denver Quarterly, Spring 2015.

Selected Awards and Fellowships

  • Humanities Institute Faculty Research Award, Spring 2017
  • Marble House Project Residency, June 2016
  • Pushcart Prize Nomination, 2015
  • Masters Review Award Anthology IV, Fall 2015
  • Clarissa Dalloway Novel Prize (Finalist), A Room of Her Own Foundation, Fall 2014
  • Dr. Nuala M. Drescher Leave Program, 2006