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Teaching: Workshops, Conferences, Classrooms, and Tutoring

William O’Daly has taught creative writing and literature at nearly every grade level, from elementary school through graduate school. He has been a poet in the schools, an adjunct professor at the community college and four-year college level, an instructor with University of California at Davis Extension, and an assistant professor and editor in chief in the MFA program at Eastern Washington University. He currently is core faculty at the Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference in Modoc County, California, and appears on a regular basis at the Skagit River Poetry Festival in La Conner, Washington.

He has conducted workshops and taught classes on topics ranging from poetry writing, the art of translation, and literary editing at Antioch University Seattle, California Institute of Technology, Evergreen State College, Gonzaga University, New Hampshire Poetry Festival, Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society, Pacific Lutheran University, Port Townsend Film Festival, Sacramento Poetry Center, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle University, Shore-line Community College, Southern Utah State College, University of Montana, University of Washington, Whitman College, Whitworth College, Wofford College, among other universities, colleges, schools, and community-based organizations.

Mr. O’Daly’s curriculum vitae is available upon request. To contact him regarding his availability for teaching opportunities, please click here.