Senior Instructor/Undergraduate Advisor
Office: Moreland 220
Email: skunert at oregonstate.edu
Katey Lehman Fellow in Creative Writing, Pennsylvania State University, 1989-1990
B.A. 1979/M.A.I.S. 1989, University of Texas, El Paso
Steven Kunert teaches various writing courses, including Technical Writing, Advertising and Public Relations Writing and Advanced Composition. He has published prose and poetry for over 30 years, most recently a creative nonfiction piece, “Hometown: Four Memories” in word river (2011) and a prose poem “William Stafford Once Told Me” in Six Sentences: Volume 3 (2010). He also published stories, essays, articles and poems in publications such as Rio Grande Review, The Oregonian, El Paso Times, Corvallis Gazette-Times, Fogged Clarity, decomP, Word Riot, and Poetry Super Highway. He is also interested in memoir writing and served as an editor of his father’s autobiography, The Other Side of the Coin by Hans J. Kunert (Heritage Books, 2002), deemed “the most memorable book of the year” by The Bradenton (FL) Herald; his article, “Autobiographical Writing: Therapeutic for Aged Individuals, Meaningful for Gerontologists,” appeared in the Journal of Aging and Identity in 1997. Kunert has served as Undergraduate Academic Advisor since 2005 and editor of the English Letter since 1999.