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Beth Feagan
Beth Feagan
Lecturer of General Education|General Studies
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Office Location
Draper Building, 122A
Office Hours
  • Wed: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. In-person
  • Additional office hours by appointment
Class Schedules
  • GST 180 A (Mon: 4:00 pm – 5:10 pm)
  • GST 180 B (Wed: 4:00 pm – 5:10 pm)
  • GST 180 A
  • GST 180 B

Beth Shalom Feagan wrote a memoir of her childhood as her MA thesis at Longwood University and a YA mystery as her MFA thesis in Children's Literature at Hollins University. She has taught at Longwood University and currently teaches at Berea College. An active member of MLA, ChLA, ICFA, and the Southern Humanities Council, she has presented at each of these organizations' conferences. She has served as a writing coach at the Mountain Workshops Project for six years and as CNF co-editor of HeartWood literary magazine for six years: She is currently working on writing poetry as a way of noticing, meditating, and breathing. Her NaNoWriMo handle is @BethShalom, and she’s always looking for writing buddies.

  • M.F.A., Children’s Literature, Hollins University, May 2016.
  • M.A., English with a concentration in Creative Writing, Longwood University, May 2012.
  • B.A., English, Longwood University, Summa Cum Laude, August 2010.
Publications & Works
    • Book Review: The Poems of Wing Lei by Alex Grant, Smartish Pace, Fall 2012.
      “Sandy Hollow.”
    • “bell hooks Lives On.”
    • “An epilogue: Happy to be back together again.” A Community Devoted: Leitchfield, Kentucky. Publication forthcoming in Fall 2023.
    • “Introduction.” Appalachian Vegan. Publication forthcoming in 2024.