Faculty/Staff Detail

Heather Bartlett

Heather Bartlett

Heather Bartlett is an Instructor in English and Professional Writing at SUNY Cortland, where she teaches creative writing and composition. She is the co-founder and co-director of Cortland's visiting writers series, Distinguished Voices in Literature, and she edits the online student journal, Crystallize Review. She is the author of the chapbook, Bleeding Yellow Light (From Yes Press, 2009). Her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction can be found in numerous journals and magazines. 


M.F.A Creative Writing, Poetry, Hunter College 2006   

B.A. English Literature, Elmira College 2004


Writing Studies
Poetry Writing
Fiction Writing
Creative Non-Fiction


Selected Publications


"These Lines," Redivider

"Eve,Lambda Literary

"Resistance, Rise Up Review

"Malapropism,"  Quarterly West

Two Poems,  Carolina Quarterly

“We Return to Ritual,”  Nimrod International Journal

“Will You Come In?” Ninth Letter 

“When I was a Boy,”  PoemMemoirStory

“A Mockingbird Sings,”  Phoebe

This Is What We Made,”  Barrow Street

Two Poems,  Connotation Press

"Perseid Meteor Shower,"  The Nervous Breakdown

"Dear Eve," The Nervous Breakdown

"Motherhood,"  Melusine

"The Day After Dougie's Wake,"  Conte


"How to Choose Los Angeles Review


"Scavenging"  Prime Number Magazine


Co-Founder and Co-Director, Distinguished Voices in Literature
Editor, Crystallize Review
Composition Program Steering Committee
Cultural and Intellectual Climate Committee


SUNY Cortland ASC
SUNY Cortland Alumni Association
Campus Artist and Lecture Series
UUP Individual Development Award