Graduate Student Profiles

Andrew Spencer

Entry Year: 2015

(MA) Texas A & M U, (BA) LeTourneau
amspencer@smu.edu

Andrew Spencer SMU Grad student portrait

My focus is contemporary multi-ethnic American literature, and I am interested in the intersection of religion/spirituality, deep ecology, and decoloniality.

Publications:

Peer-Reviewed Article

Spencer, Andrew M. "Happening to Oneself: Zen, Taoism, and Jungian Individuation as Paths to Spirituality in Edward Gorey's The Object Lesson and Shel Silverstein's The Missing Piece." PsyArt: An Online Journal for the Psychological Study of the Arts. PsyArt, 12 Dec. 2014. Web. 14 Jan. 2015.

http://psyartjournal.com/article/show/spencer-happening_to_oneself_zen_taoism_and_jung

Book

Spencer, Andrew and Curtis Hawthorne. Murder in Jefferson: The 1868 Stockade Case, 23 House Publishers, 2012.

Poetry

“Lilith” published in Texas’s Best Emerging Poets: An Anthology, 2017.
“Eve” published in 2 Bridges Review, Issue 3, 2013.
“Judgment Day Finally Reaches the Deep South” published in Black&White, Fall, 2012.
“August” published in Volume 8, Chaffey Review, Fall, 2012.
“February” published in Volume 8, Chaffey Review, Fall, 2012.
“The Tree” published in Coe Review, Spring 2012.
“Grabbed” published in New Plains Review, Spring, 2012.
“Retreat” published in Cartographer, Fall, 2011.
“Plunge” published in Cartographer, Fall, 2011.