Genevieve Betts

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Genevieve Betts

Office: 0032D MacAlister Hall
Phone: 215.895.6489


  • BA, English Literature, Arizona State University, 2003
  • MFA, Creative Writing, Arizona State University, 2006


I received my MFA in creative writing in 2006 from Arizona State University, where I reviewed poetry for "Hayden’s Ferry Review", as well as "Sotto Voce Magazine". Recently, I was a finalist for the ABZ First Book Award and my latest work appears in "Western American Literature", "Quarter After Eight", "Midwest Quarterly", and "NANO Fiction".


  • “Nepantla,” The 33rd, poem, fall 2010.
  • “Fault,” Western American Literature, book review, vol. 44, no. 1.
  • “Regeneration,” Quarter After Eight, poem, vol. 15.
  • “Unmentionables, by Beth Ann Fennelly,” Midwest Quarterly, book review, vol. L, no. 1.
  • “The foxes,” NANO Fiction, poem, vol. 1.2.
  • “Nepantla,” “DNA Microarrays,” and “Gename,” red., poems, vol. 2.
  • “A Clarinet,” 42opus, poem, vol. 5.3.
  • “Lepidopterists,” CHAIN, poem, vol. 12.
  • “Tender Hooks Refuse to Soften,” 42opus, book review, vol. 4.3.
  • “Swallowing Stone,” MATTER, poem, issue 5.