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Alan R. Swirsky

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Biography

Alan Swirsky is a PhD student in literary studies.  He earned his BA from Florida State University in 2010, his MA from Georgia Southern University in 2015, and has taught composition courses at Tallahassee Community College since 2016.  His Master’s Thesis situates poet Brian Turner as a successor to Wilfred Owen and Bruce Weigl in the canon of War Poetry.  His current research interests center on representations of violence in Modern and Postmodern American Literature.