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Cory G. Willard

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Cory Willard is a Ph.D. student in Literary and Cultural Studies where he focuses on ecocriticism and North American nature writing with a particular interest in the literatures of fly fishing. Before coming to Nebraska, Cory received his B.A. in English Language and Literature from the University of Calgary in his native Alberta, Canada and his M.A. in English Rhetoric and Communication Design from the University of Waterloo. He is a past President of the Sport Literature Association and is currently a Graduate Fellow with the Center for Great Plains Studies as well as a Graduate Editorial Assistant for the journal Western American Literature.

Cory has had book reviews and essays published in such places as The Goose, Western American Literature, Great Plains Quarterly, and Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature. His most recent publication is the essay “Glaciers, Embodiment, and the Sublime: An Ecocritical Approach to Thomas Wharton’s Icefields” in Writing the Body in Motion: A Critical Anthology on Canadian Sport Literature from Athabasca University press.