Taylor U

Daniel Bowman Jr. is Associate Professor of English at Taylor University. He has also taught at Houghton College, five years as an adjunct at Roberts Wesleyan, Houghton, and Monroe Community College, and has held a full teaching fellowship at the University of Cincinnati (in addition to five years of full time writing in the private sector).


MFA, Creative Writing, Seattle Pacific Univerity (2011)
MA, Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati (2006)
BA, English Education (7-12), Roberts Wesleyan College (2001)

Representative courses taught:


ENG 110: Expository Writing
ENG 110: Blackboard Expository Writing
ENG 211: Intro to Creative Writing
ENG 230: World Literature
ENG 320: Poetry Writing
ENG 391: Practicum
ENG 410: Advanced Creative Writing
AA 159: Capstone Senoir Project
IAS 270: Areté: An Interdisciplinary Journal
of Undergraduate Scholarship


INTS 156: Science Honors Writing
WRIT 101: Writing in the Liberal Arts
WRIT 214: Literary Nonfiction
WRIT 302: Poetry
WRIT 320 (Special Topics): Writing About Film

Roberts Wesleyan

CMP 215: Writing and Critical Analysis
HUM 300: Humanities
LIT 304: Short Story
LIT 315: Adolescent Literature
FNA 256: The Art of Film (guest lecturer)


Four Common Metrical Feet in Poetry
(Barton Rees Pogue Poetry Festival, April 2011)

Poetry and Place
(Indiana Writers Center, Nov 2012)

The Heroic Crown: Marilyn Nelson’s A Wreath for Emmett Till
(Martin Luther King Day Workshop, Taylor University, Jan 2013)

Writing Home: Poetry with Roots
(Blackford County Arts Center, March 2013)

Ekphrasis: Poetry and Pictures
(Blackford County Arts Center, Oct 2013)