» Dr. Martin Nakell
Professor

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of English
Dr. Martin Nakell
Office Location:
Wilkinson Hall 213
Phone:
(714) 997-6609
Email:
Education
California State University, Northridge, Bachelor of Arts
San Francisco State University, Master of Arts
State University of New York At Albany, Doctor of Arts in English
Biography
Martin Nakell’s writing cuts across genres, from fiction and poetry to prose poetry. His books include The Myth of Creation (1993), The Library of Thomas Rivka (1997), Two Fields that Face and Mirror Each Other (2001), Form (2005), and Settlement (2007). Awards include an NEA Interarts Grant and the Gertrude Stein Award in Poetry for 1996-1997; he was also a finalist in the New American Poetry Series for 1999. He teaches creative writing courses at Chapman, but is known as well for his courses on James Joyce and twentieth-century poetry. He leads an annual summer course to Italy. Nakell received a BA from Cal State Northridge, an MA from San Francisco State University, and a DA (Doctor of Arts) from SUNY Albany.
Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Goodman, Rebecca and Martin Nakell. A Teacher's Manual to The Assignment: Why Am I Writing This Essay? Texas: Fountainhead Press.
"Small Tails," Rain Taxi Review, Summer 2012
Goodman, Rebecca and Martin Nakell. The Assignment: Why am I Writing This Essay. Texas: Fountainhead Press
Nakell, Martin. Tautological Eye. New York: Spuyten Duyvil Press
"He Lay," short story; Denver Quarterly, Fall 2011, V. 46, No. 1
Four Poems in The Project for Innovative Poetry, an Anthology
Denver Quarterly. Poetry. Vol. 45, No. 1. Fall 2010
“Pequash (with Rebecca Goodman).” Mad Hatters’ Review. Spring 2010.
“Exhibit.” Mad Hatters’’ Review: Spring 2010. Poetry.
“Region (with Rebecca Goodman).” Mad Hatters’ Review. Spring 2010. Poetry.
“Then (with Rebecca Goodman).” Mad Hatters’ Review.: Spring 2010. Poetry.
“Would You Like Something Else.” Mad Hatters’ Review. Spring 2010. Poetry.
“Buffoon (with Rebecca Goodman).” Mad Hatters’ Review 2010. Poetry.
“Angeli (with Rebecca Goodman).” Mad Hatters’ Review. Spring 2010. Poetry.
“Katubah (with Rebecca Goodman).” Mad Hatters’ Review.: Spring 2010. Poetry.
“Pas (with Rebecca Goodman).” Mad Hatters’ Review.: Spring 2010. Poetry.
“Ambiguous (with Rebecca Goodman).” Mad Hatters’ Review.: Spring 2010. Poetry.
“Negombo 2 (with Rebecca Goodman).” Mad Hatters’ Review. Spring 2010. Poetry.
“Pequash (with Rebecca Goodman).” Mad Hatters’ Review. Spring 2010. Poetry.
"A Continuation." Fiction. Los Angeles: Exploring Fictions
"Game. Card. Window." Los Angeles: Exploring Fictions
"They Arrived By Bus." Los Angeles: Exploring Fictions
"Speak." Los Angeles: Exploring Fictions