Alex Kuo has published more than three hundred-and-fifty poems, short stories, photographs and essays in magazines and newspapers. He is also an accomplished documentary photographer.
Kuo's work also has been selected for anthologies such as Craig Lesley's Dreamers and Desperadoes, Ishmael Reed's From Totems to Hip-Hop, and Andre Codrescu's American Poets Say Goodbye to the 20th Century.
Kuo has been an administrator and a teacher of writing, literature and ethnic studies for more than 45 years at South Dakota State University, Roger Williams University and the University of Colorado in the United States; and Peking University, Beijing Forestry University, Jilin University, and Fudan University in China; and Baptist University in Hong Kong.
Years at Knox: 2009 to present
M.F.A., 1963, University of Iowa.
B.A., 1961, Knox College.
American Book Award, 2002.
White Jade and Other Stories. La Grande: Wordcraft of Oregon, 2008.
Panda Diaries. 2006.
Lipstick and Other Stories. 2001.
This Fierce Geography. 1999.
Chinese Opera. 1998.
Britt Anderson encourages current Knox students to take classes in constitutional law, LSAT preparation, and to be ready to focus only on the study of law.
Scholar John Agnew aims to debunk myths and promote a better understanding of the dimensions of immigration in the United States and elsewhere.
A double-major in English literature and gender and women's studies, she walks in the footsteps of James Joyce and other writers, gaining a better understanding of them and their work.