Paula Closson Buck is Professor of English. Her interests include creative writing and contemporary literature.
- Creative writing: poetry, fiction, and the travel inspired essay
- Contemporary American literature
Current Projects and Research Interests
- Professor Closson Buck is at work on a novel set in Venice and some short stories drawing on travels to India, Greece, and Cyprus.
You Cannot Shoot a Poem, a book of poems from Louisiana State University Press 2018
Summer on the Cold War Planet, a novel from Fomite Press 2015
The Acquiescent Villa, a book of poems from Louisiana State University Press (1998)
Litanies Near Water, a book of poems from Louisiana State University Press (2008)
Individual poems and short stories have appeared in Agni, Agni Online, Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, Laurel Review, Ploughshares, Shenandoah, Southern Review, and other magazines.