Associate Professor of English

M.F.A., Fiction Writing, Washington University in St. Louis
B.A., English, Georgia College and State University

Email: helouej@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5697
Came to Tusculum: 2008

Heather Elouej joined the Tusculum faculty in 2008 and is currently Associate Professor of English.

She received a BA in English literature and creative writing from Georgia College (in Flannery O’Connor’s hometown of Milledgeville, Georgia) in 2003, where she served as an assistant editor of Arts & Letters Journal of Contemporary Culture, and in 2006, earned an MFA in fiction writing from Washington University in St. Louis. Elouej’s fiction was selected by Michael Martone to receive an AWP Intro Award, and works of her short fiction have been published in such literary journals as ConjunctionsSalt HillCimarron ReviewCream City ReviewDIAGRAMUnstuck, and elsewhere. She currently serves as Editor of The Tusculum Review.

Along with composition & rhetoric and special topics courses, Elouej teaches Fairytale, Folklore & Myth, The Fantastic and the Uncanny, Introduction to Creative Writing and Advanced Fiction Workshop.​

Heather Elouej is the recipient of two Tusculum Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership awards.