Malcolm Campbell

Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies
Senior Lecturer
Cameron 110

 


Education

M.F.A. in Writing, Vermont College of Fine Arts
B.A. in English Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Areas of Interest
  • Straighforward Writing about Complicated Ideas
  • Close Reading
  • Writing and Reading Fiction and Creative Nonfiction
  • Digital Literacy in the Post-Literate Age
  • Generational Retoric: How Different Generations Communicate and Think
  • The Brain and Mind, Creativity, the Environment, Science, Social Media, Artifical Intelligence, Medicine, Aging, Technology, Classic and Contemporary Literature, Gaming, the Quantum World, Mental Illness, Alzheimer’s, and Music. Plus, a whole lot more.
Selected Publications and Presentations

Author, “The Whales Moved On,” North Carolina Literary Review, 2009 (winner of the 2008 Doris Betts Fiction Prize, judged by Tim Gautreaux)
Contributor, “What’s in a Name?” On Air: Essays from NPR Station WFAE, Main Street Rag Publishing, 2004
Editor, Baseline Selling by Dave Kurlan, AuthorHouse, 2005
Author, Play Hard Rest Easy: Carolinas & Georgia, Walkabout Press, 2004
Ghostwriter & Editor, Rock Solid Golf by Dana Rader, Walkabout Press, 2002
Author, Play Hard, Rest Easy: New England, Walkabout Press, 2001
Author, More than 85 national and regional magazine and newspaper features

Conferences and Presentations

Featured speaker, Charlotte Writer’s Club-North, “Travel and Fiction Writing,” May, 2011
Faculty, North Carolina Writers’ Network Spring Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, “How to Break Into Nonfiction Publishing,” 2010
Guest Faculty, North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, “How to Write How-To Books & Articles,” 2009
On-stage Interviewer, Novello Festival of Reading, Public Library of Charlotte-Mecklenburg County, with New York Times best-selling author, Armistead Maupin
Speaker, "The Tao of Self Doubt: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Writers," Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT, 2007
Keynote speaker, Annual Friends of Rudisill Library Benefit Event, Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, NC, 2006
Keynote speaker, Annual Friends of Everett Library Fall Event, Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, 2005
Panelist, North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, “Travel Writing Panel Discussion,” 2001

Courses Taught

First-Year Writing (UWRT 1103/1104): Writing and Inquiry in Academic Contexts I and II (aka “Studies in Advanced Curiosity and Deliberate Thinking”)
UWRT 1103: University Honors Program
LBST 2301: Generational Rhetoric
WRDS 3102: The Effective Sentence
WRDS 3215: Information Literacy and Digital Composition

Professional Appointments

UNC Charlotte.  Lecturer (2011-present), Adjunct Instructor (2010-2011) Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, Adjunct Instructor (2010-2011)
Teacher-Consultant, National Writing Project, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Summer 2010
Secretary & Executive Committee member, Board of Trustees, North Carolina Writers’ Network: 2008 – present 
Advisory Board, Novello Festival Press: 2003 – 2010