Anthony Tognazzini

Anthony Tognazzini

Visiting Assistant Professor - English

Office: Kauke 119
Phone: 330-287-1942


  • B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1991
  • M.F.A., Indiana University, 2002

Courses Taught

  • ENG 161: Introduction to Fiction and Poetry Writing
  • ENG 261: Advanced Writing in Fictional Forms: Short Forms
  • ENG 160: Introduction to Non-Fictional Writing

Awards and Professional Memberships

  • Awarded the Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, 2018
  • Awarded the Pocock Family Distinguished Visiting Professorship, 2017
  • Fellow, Vermont Studio Center, 2016
  • Fellow, Millay Colony for the Arts, 2015
  • Fellow, Yaddo, 2015


"I Carry A Hammer in My Pocket for Occasions Such As These" (BOA Editions, 2007)

Research Interests

Anthony Tognazzini’s teaching interests include the contemporary short story, 20th and 21st century fiction and poetry, hybrid and experimental forms, nonfiction, the intersections between visual art, music, film, and literature, and art as a political act. His recent fiction has appeared in Electric Literature, Guernica, Crazyhorse, Gigantic, The Literary Review, Forklift Ohio, and TriQuarterly. He has received fellowships from Yaddo, Millay, the Vermont Studio Center, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Djerassi Resident Artists Program.