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Dr. Shari Koopmann

Professor of English

Shari Koopmann has taught English at Valencia College since 2000. She has taught a variety of classes on literature, composition, creative writing, English as a second language, and developmental reading and writing.

Shari Koopmann holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Bloomsburg University, a master’s degree in literature from the University of New Hampshire, and a doctoral degree in education from the University of Central Florida. She has published poetry in various small press journals in both the United States and Canada, including Red Hand Press’s Fulva Flava and Defect Cult literary annuals, Second-Hand Production’s Falling Star Magazine, Day Break Press’s Prism Quarterly, and Ascent Aspirations Magazine’s anthologies Aqua Terra and Close to Quitting Time, in which she was awarded first and second prizes for her poems “Today’s Lesson: Staying Dry” and “Treading Water” respectively. Bella Books published her third novel in the winter of 2019. Shari also published articles of literary criticism in international peer-reviewed scholarly journals and books, including the Atlantic Literary Review, the Atlantic Critical Review Quarterly, and Studies in Women Writers in English.

Shari lives in Orlando with her fiancée and her dog, Desi.

The image on this page is of a painting created by well-known Virginia artist and Shari's mom, Shelley Koopmann. It's called "Shari Warholesque." To see more of Shelley Koopmann's artwork, go to http://shelleykoopmann.blogspot.com.

Phone: 407-582-2945

Email: skoopman@valenciacollege.edu

Office: East Campus

Location: 6-115

Effective: Fall 2019

M 12:00 - 2:00 (virtual)
TR 1:00 - 3:00 (in 6-115)
W 3:15 - 5:15 (in 6-115)
F 12:00 - 2:00 (virtual)

Curriculum Vitae: https://1drv.ms/b/s!Ai9bAuc6ZMNFrWVKSKHxTeIdykWu