Anthony Thomas Koranda

Department of English and Creative Writing

33 E Congress Parkway

Columbia College Chicago

Akoranda@colum.edu

Education & Licensure

In Progress                  Master of Fine Arts- Creative Writing

                                    Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

                                    Focus: Fiction

 

May 2018                    Illinois Substitute Teaching License

 

May 2017                    Bachelor of Arts in English, Honors

                                    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

 

Honors and Awards

2019               Dwight Follett Fellowship- Columbia College Chicago

2018               Graduate Student Award- Columbia College Chicago

2014-2017      University of Iowa Dean’s List                                              

2015-2017      University of Iowa Honors Program-English                   

2016                  Laurence Fairall Scholarship- University of Iowa Department of English

2015               Helen Fairall Scholarship -University of Iowa Department of English

2014               The University of Iowa Transfer Scholarship (Full tuition for three years)

 

Teaching Experience

 

Fall 2019        Instructor- Writing and Rhetoric I

                       Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Fall 2019       Graduate Teaching Assistant- Epicenter of Pop Culture

                      Sam Weller (MFA)

                      Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Fall 2019       Guest Lecturer- Epicenter of Pop Culture

                       Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Summer 2019 Tutor- High school and College Literature and Composition, GED

                       Varsity Tutors, Chicago, IL

 

Spring 2019    Instructor- Writing and Rhetoric II

                       Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Fall 2018        Graduate Teaching Assistant- Design of Cities and Social Justice

                       Joan Giroux, (MFA) and Rene, King (PhD)

                       Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Fall 2018        Guest Lecturer- Design of Cities and Social Justice

                       Lecture Title: Language, Writing, and the Urban Environment

                       Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Publications

 

 

Stories

July 2019 “Heartbeat” Barren Magazine

 

September 2019 “Marathon” Mosh Literary Journal

 

January 2020 “Shiva” The Magnolia Review

 

March 2020 “American Craft Singles” Down in the Dirt Magazine

  

Research

 

2019-2020 Research Assistant- Literacy, Technology, and Culture Lab 

Susan Neuman (PhD) and Jillian Knapczyk (MA)

New York University, New York, New York

 

Work Experience

 

May 2018- September 2018 Senior Candidate Sourcer

Motion Recruitment Partners

 

August 2017-May 2018 Candidate Sourcing Specialist

Motion Recruitment Partners

 

June 2015- August 2017 Library Assistant

Coralville Public Library

 

August 2014-August 2015 Special Services/Circulation Assistant

University of Iowa College of Law Library

 

January 2020          

 Freelance Developmental Editor

  Networlding Publishing, Inc Chicago, Illinois