Who is J.D. Isip?

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EducatorProf Isip
Collin College
I am a Professor of English, the Director of the Honors Institute (Spring Creek Campus), and the District English Discipline Lead at Collin College in Plano, Texas.

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Scholar
I’ve published on a wide range of topics (please see my “Scholarly Areas of Interest” page).
If you are a colleague from Collin College or from the wider academic community, feel free to add me on LinkedIn – it’s nice to have a wide circle of fellow educators (I will also gladly add former students).

Author
If you are a fan of my creative works – poetry, plays, short stories, academic articles, etc. – bless you! You can find some of those works at Amazon.com. Both my full length collection of poetry, Pocketing Feathers (Sadie Girl Press), and my college writing handbook, This Is Writing: A Conceptual Guide to College Writing (Fountainhead Press) will be released in Fall 2015.

Editor
Ishaan Literary Review
I am the Co-Editor (with Allyson Jones) and Co-Founder (with Kristen McClure) of the online poetry and fiction journal, Ishaan Literary Review. Formerly, I served as the co-editor for Cal State Fullerton’s Dash Literary Journal and Texas A&M University-Commerce’s The Mayo Review. I also helped edit Pulitzer-nominated poet, Clifford Brooks‘ second collection, Athena Departs.

More
If you’d like to know more, here is a link to JDIsipCV 2015

My Professional Affiliations
Modern Language Association (MLA)
American Literature Association
Children’s Literature Association