• About

    Heather N. Martin, Ph.D.
    Teaching Professor of Writing
    Faculty Director, First-Year Seminar Program


    Across 20 years as a writing professor, Dr. Martin has helped thousands hone their writing skills and communicate more effectively. In addition to teaching, she offers talks, workshops, and a host of coaching services to students and professionals looking to increase their impact and efficiency as communicators.

  • Press


    "DU Students Encounter the University's 4D Experience"


  • Credentials:

    Ph.D. in English–Creative Writing
    University of Denver

    M.A. in Creative Writing
    City University of New York at Queens

    B.A. in English and Humanities
    Stony Brook University

  • Personal Webpage

  • University Writing Program Webpage


  • Lectures and Appearances

    "The Inspired Journey" for New Parents and Family Week 2021


    Workshop at the 2020 Colorado Behavioral Health & Wellness Summit


    On-stage interview with Helen Thorpe, author of The Newcomers, Just Like Us, and Soldier Girls

    Newman Center for the Performing Arts
    Helen's talk (6:45)
    Interview (29:00)


  • DU All-Campus Lecture
    "The Anatomy of Story: Advice for College Writers"


    New Student Welcome with Chancellor Haefner, 2019 (1:15)


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This portfolio last updated: 04-Mar-2022 1:23 PM