Anna DeVaul

Educational Background

PhD – University of East Anglia

MA – Cardiff University

BA – Western Washington University


Anna received her BA from Western Washington University, and her MA and PhD in the UK. She has lived and taught in a variety of countries. She enjoys reading, writing, cooking, and eating in her spare time.

Selected Publications/scholarly and creative work

Poetry Collections

Cosmonaut is forthcoming from Valley Press in August 2021.


Volcano was published under the heteronym Elosham Vog by Unsolicited Press in September 2019.


Individual poems and short stories have appeared in various international publications.


Selected Critical Publications

Chapter “A Great Darkness Filled With Echoes” – The Handmaid’s Tale and Philosophy, Popular Culture and Philosophy series, Open Court, USA, 2018


Chapter “No Light Without Shadow: The Control of Language and Discourse in Margaret Atwood’s Dystopian Fiction” – More After More; Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of Sir Thomas More’s Utopia, Frontiers of Nowhere series, Facta Ficta Research Centre, Poland, 2017


At WKU I have taught various literature, composition, ESL, creative writing, and research writing courses.