Profile

Eric Steineger
Instructor of English
Department: English
Office:  Cornwell 215
P.O. Box:  6662
Phone:  (828) 689-1273
  • Eric SteinegerB.A., French, Appalachian State University, 2001
  • M.F.A., Antioch Los Angeles, 2010

Eric Steineger teaches creative writing, literature, composition, and technical writing at  Mars Hill University. His teaching style helps students develop their voice, adapt to rhetorical situations, and write clean sentences. He looks forward to working with you.

His recent projects include organizing/co-curating a poetry reading for Mars Hill and UNC-Asheville students (with Dr. Richard Chess of UNCA) at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center and co-curating an exhibit at Weizenblatt Gallery with Art Department Chair Kenn Kotara.

In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he is the Managing Editor and Senior Poetry Editor of The Citron Review, while his work has been featured in WaxwingRattle: The Poets RespondTinderbox, The Ekphrastic Review, Asheville Poetry Review, and other journals.

His poetry chapbook, From A Lisbon Rooftop, explores themes from Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa’s The Book of Disquiet and is available from Plan B Press. He lives in Asheville with his wife and daughter.