Faculty/Staff Directory

Dr. Kelly Whiddon - Ph.D. in English (Specialization: Creative Writing / Major: American Literature After 1875), MA in English (American and British Literature), BA in English

Associate Professor
Department of English

Phone: 14784715788
Website: http://www.kellywhiddon.com

Office Hours: Mon and Wed 10-11 (Virtual Only. Students may login to the chatroom on Brightspace/D2L or make an appointment for a Microsoft Teams meeting)
Tues and Thurs, 11-2 (In-person but also available during this time for Microsoft Teams meetings (email: kelly.whiddon@mga.edu) or Brightspace/D2L chatroom (drop-ins))

(Currently, virtual meetings are preferred)
Biography: Kelly Whiddon is a writer, poet, and professor living in Macon, Georgia, with her husband and twins. She has served as president of the Georgia Writers Association, and she was a founding organizer of the Crossroads Writers Conference. Her book of poems, The House Began to Pitch, was honored in 2012 with the Adrienne Bond Poetry Award. You can also find her work in the anthologies Writing on Napkins at the Sunshine Club and The Southern Poetry Anthology: Volume V: Georgia, as well as the literary magazines Crab Orchard Review, Poetry International, Meridian, The Summerset Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Southern Poetry Review, and Slipstream, among others. Her areas of interest include fiction and poetry writing; American literature, gender studies, and fairy tale studies. Follow her on Twitter @KellyWhiddon1
Courses: Fall 2021:

84609 CRWR 1007 M Persp Imaginative Writing 2:00 pm--3:15 pm SOAL 206 M W
84610 CRWR 2105 M Intro to Creative Writing 2:00 pm--3:15 pm SOAL 206 T R
85711 ENGL 1101 Z ONLINE English Composition I
85684 ENGL 1101 Z ONLINE English Composition I
Education: Ph.D., Florida State University
MA, Valdosta State University
BA, Valdosta State University

If a person's information is incorrect, they will need to update their individual profile.

If a person is in the wrong department, or a new employee has not been added or a former employee is still listed email Human Resources

To suggest updates to a department's contact information (main department phone # or tollfree number, main department email, or department location) email Web Admin

Please note that some changes to the directory can take up to 12 hours to appear in all directory listings.