Ronald V. Hughes

8685 Ardelia

St. Louis, MO 63114


Work Experience


8/93-Present  St. Louis Community College English Dept. at Forest Park

                        Position: Assistant Professor

Duties: Teaching College Composition I and II, Coordinated Studies, Creative Writing, Report Writing, Developmental English 020 and 030, Various Literature courses


3/93-7/93       Hampton University, Department of Humanities, Hampton, VA

Team Instructor, Adjunct:  Taught Literature from various eras and explained how literature affected and was affected by important events, philosophy, psychology, religion, music and art of various movements throughout history, Coordinated instruction with another co-instructor.


1/93-7/93       Old Dominion University, English Department, Norfolk, VA

Instructor, Adjunct: Evaluated essays, taught rudiments of English Composition, held individual conferences and assigned grades.

                        *  Graduate teaching assistant September 1989 to January 1991.


1/93-7/93       Tidewater Community College, Humanities Department, Portsmouth,

9/91-6/92       Norfolk, Norshipco and Norfolk Naval Base, VA

Instructor, Adjunct:  Taught rudiments of grammar, syntax, composition and communication.  Evaluated essays, held individual conferences to discuss each student's writing, and assigned final grades. Taught Developmental and Practical English, Industrial communications and College Composition on shipyard work site program.


9//91-6/92      Paul D. Camp Community College, English Department, Suffolk, VA

Instructor, Adjunct.  Evaluated essays, taught rudiments of English Composition, held individual conferences and assigned final grades.  Taught Developmental English,  word processing, revising, and editing in school's computer lab.




                        M.F.A., University of Missouri at St. Louis ( May 2003)

                                    Major: English

Emphasis: Poetry



(Education continued next page)


M.A., Old Dominion University (December 1992)

                                    Major: English

                                    Emphasis: Creative Writing/Fiction

Thesis Defense/Master’s Oral Examination: Passed with Distinction

                        B.A., Old Dominion University (May 1989)

                                    Major: English

                                    Emphasis: Creative Writing




“Workers Waiting for Day’s End” TMP Irregular #38 ,; pending

“Waiting” The Real Eight View; Spring 2005

“Street Prophet’s Kin” TMP Irregular #28 ,; Fall 2004

“Harley and the Geese” Melange’ On-Line. Fall 2003. Poem

“Lost Puzzle Piece” Sea of Voices, Isle of Story, Fall 2003 Poem.

“River,” Fiction: The New Press, New York. Spring 1993. Story

“Brown Grandma”, Ghent Magazine, 10/92. Poem

“Burying Daddy”, Fiction James River Review, Fall ’92. Story

“Baptism at Mineral Point”, James River Review, Summer ’92. Poem

“At Sandy Vale Cemetery”, James River Review, Summer ’92. Poem

“See the god play…”, James River Review, Summer ’92 Poem

“Moonless Skies”, Rhino, Spring ’92 Poem

“A Chant”, Bitterroot, #100, vol. 30, 1991. Poem

“Sestina: Father’s Night Out”, Gulf Stream Magazine, # 3, 1990. Poem

“Running Pantoum”, A.K.A. Magazine, Spring 1990. Poem

“Baby Learns Early”, Oklawaha Review, #1, 1989. Poem

“Sister is Furniture”, Dominion Review, #6 1988. Poem


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