Assistant Dean of Arts & Sciences
School of Arts and Sciences
B.A. Miami University
M.A. Ohio University
M.F.A. Vermont College of Fine Arts
Ashley Seitz Kramer, originally from Ohio, has spent a decade teaching English/writing at Ohio University, Case Western Reserve University, and most recently, Westminster College. She's won the Ruth Stone Prize, the Robert and Adele Schiff Prize, and the Utah Writers' Prize. Her creative work is published or forthcoming in numerous journals, including The Burnside Review, Western Humanities Review, Anti-, Parcel, The Citron Review, Cimarron Review, Quarterly West, Iron Horse Literary Review, The Southeast Review, Dogwood, The Cincinnati Review, Slice, Hunger Mountain, The St. Petersburg Review, Wicked Alice, Sow’s Ear, Brevity, Cutbank, and Zone 3. She’s been a finalist for the Joy Harjo Poetry Award, the Sow’s Ear Poetry Award, and a Ruth Lilly Fellowship. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and appeared on Verse Daily.
She's been named a semi-finalist for the 42 Miles Press Book Award and the Brittingham/Pollak Prizes. In 2014, she was a finalist for the May Swenson Book Prize, Colorado Review Book Prize, Kore Press Book Prize, and the New Issues Book Prize.
She won the 2014 Zone 3 Press First Book Award, judged by Angela Ball. Her book, Museum of Distance, is forthcoming from Zone 3 Press in 2015.