Scott Corbet Riley

TitlePhD Student
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentLiterature Department
Phone408.858.3372
Email
Web Site Hewing Against the Grain
OfficeLiterature Dept.
Campus Mail StopLiterature Department
Scott Corbet Riley

Biography, Education and Training

Scott Riley is a PhD student in the Literature Department, studying nineteenth and twentieth century transnational American literatures. He holds a BA in Rhetoric from UC Berkeley, an MA in Theology from the Graduate Theological Union and an MFA in Creative Writing from St. Mary's College of California. 

Selected Publications

(2014). "The Mortared Stone": Kenneth Rexroth's "Prolegomenon to a Theodicy" and Louis Zukofsky's Objectivist Poetics. New Academic Journal, 3(2).


(2014). “Hewing Against the Grain”: John Haines’s Critique of Robinson Jeffers. Landscapes: the Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language, 6(1). 


(2014). "Lennon Lyric." Poem. Rattle, 45.