Faculty Profile for Dr. John M Blair

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Dr. John M Blair
University Distinguished Professor — English
FH 216
phone: (512) 245-3722

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Blair, J. M. (n.d.). “Ralph the Swimming Pig.” Western Humanities Review. Salt Lake City UT, US: University of Utah.
  • Blair, J. M. (n.d.). “The Day the Island Rose.” Western Humanities Review. Salt Lake City UT, US: University of Utah.
  • Blair, J. M. (n.d.). The Art of Forgetting. Evansville IN, US: Measure Press.
  • Blair, J. M. (n.d.). “Works and Days.” Southern Poetry Review. Atlanta GA, US: Armstrong Atlantic State University.
  • Blair, J. M. (n.d.). “The Shape of Things to Come.” Ocotillo Review. Austin TX, US: Kallisto Gaia Press.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Prize Americana for Prose, Institute for American Studies and Creative Writing. December 14, 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Julia Darling Memorial Poetry Prize, Kallisto Gaia Press. November 25, 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Connecticut River Review Poetry Award, The Connecticut Poetry Society. October 19, 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Dean's Golden Apple Award for Scholarship/Creative Activity, College of Liberal Arts. September 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: University Distinguished Professor, Texas State University. September 2018

Selected Grants

  • Blair, John (Principal). Merrick Instructional Enhancement Grant. (Submitted: 2005). Grant.
  • Blair, John (Principal). Merrick Instructional Enhancement Grant. (Submitted: 1997). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Faculty Advisor
Novel Writers of Texas State University (student group)
October 2016-Present
Faculty Mentor
Tenure Track Faculty Mentor
September 2015-Present
Faculty Advisor
Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity
2012-Present
Chair
Creative Writing Committee
2002-Present
Director
Undergraduate Creative Writing Emphasis
2002-Present