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Dr. Hali Sofala-Jones

Hali Sofala-Jones

Assistant Professor
Department of English

Office Hours: Fall 2023 Office Hours

Tuesday and Thursday : 12pm - 1:30pm
Wednesday: 11am - 12:30pm (at Jasper County High School)
And by appointment
Biography: Hali Sofala-Jones is a Samoan American writer and teacher originally from Eatonton, GA. She holds degrees from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her 2019 debut poetry collection, Afakasi | Half-Caste, was published by Sundress Publications and was heralded by the “Chicago Review of Books” as one of the “10 Great Poetry Collections You May Have Missed” in 2019. Her work has been published in The Missouri Review, Blue Mesa Review, CALYX, Fugue and elsewhere. Her poem “Fractured” was featured in the “Poem of the Day” series by the Academy of American Poets on September 6, 2019. Sofala-Jones serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Middle Georgia State University in Macon, GA. When not teaching or writing, she enjoys traveling and hanging out with family. Her guilty pleasures are popcorn and romance novels.
Courses: Fall 2023 Courses

ENGL 1101: Introduction to Composition
ENGL 0999: Learning Support
CRWR 2151: Intro to Creative Writing
Education: PhD, English, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
MFA, Poetry, University of Wisconsin, Madison
BA, English and Creative Writing, Georgia College and State University

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