Carl Bean

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Carl Bean

Carl Bean

Instructor

Office

447 Shanks Hall 
181 Turner St. NW 
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

(540) 231-8450

Email

Department Membership

English

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Expertise

  • Screenwriting
  • Creative Writing
  • Technical Writing

Professional Activities

  • Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP)
  • International Screenwriters’ Association (ISA)

Education

  • Professional Certificate, Filmmaking and Screenwriting.  The New School, New York, New York.
  • Ph.D. Coursework, English.  Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • M.A., Literature and Religion of the Bible.  Columbia University, New York, New York.
  • M.A., English-Creative Writing.  University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • B.A., English.  Drury College, Springfield, Missouri.

Research Interests

    Awards and Honors

    • Finalist, Novel, A House of Dust, Writemovies.com Screenwriting Contest #37
    • Finalist, Feature-Film Screenplay, A World of Lonely, 2014 Charleston International Film Festival
    • Official Selection, Short-Film Screenplay, Smilin’ Away the Dreams, 2013 Richmond International Film Festival 

    Selected Publications

    Books

    • A Soul to Take, novel, Penguin, 1996
    • Dust to Dust, novel, Putnam-Penguin, 1998
    • With Evil Intent, novel, Putnam-Penguin 1999

    Articles

    • “Parable of the Sewer,” poem, Pushcart Nominee, Deep South Magazine, 2014
    • “Texas, the Summer before Kennedy got Shot,” poem, Blaze-Vox14
    • “Awake, Sleeper,” poem, The Copperfield Review, 2014