Curriculum Vitae

Jason Poudrier
Office of Teaching and Learning Cameron University,
Lawton, Oklahoma


May 2017 Master of Fine Arts: Fiction Oklahoma City University
May 2010 Master of Education Cameron University
December 2008 Bachelor of Arts in English Cameron University
Minor in Latin
December 2008 Associate of Science in Business Cameron University

Independent Courses:

October 2015 OAC Leadership Arts Oklahoma Arts Council, OK
June 2015 CU Grant Writing Institute Cameron University, OK
April 2014 Peer Mentor Training Wounded Warrior Project, TX


08/13-Current Cameron University Instructor
08/10-08/13 Lawton High School English Teacher
02/09-08/10 Sylvan Learning Center Lead Teacher
08/09-12/09 Cameron University Adjunct Instructor
05/08-12/08 (Work Study) Cameron University Writing Intern/Tutor
07/01-09/05 U.S. Army 13M (MLRS Crewmember)


7/09-Present Oklahoma State Teaching Certificate: English

Civic Engagements:

11/15-Present Oklahoma Arts Council Veterans Initiative Pilot Program Creative Writing Director and Instructor
05/14-Present Military Experience & the Arts Director of Events
09/15-01/16 Academic Institutions for Military Students: AAMP Team Member/Researcher

Courses Taught:

2013-Present Cameron University
EDUC 3673: Media & Technology in Education
EDUC 3003: Introduction to Education
UNIV 2001: Strategies for Academic Success
UNIV 1001: Introduction to University Life
UNIV 1113: Study Strategies for College Success
ENGL 0113: Developmental Composition

2010-2013 Lawton High School
9th Grade: Pre-AP English (Pre-AP Literature & Writing)
11th Grade: English (American Literature & Writing)
12th Grade: English (British Literature & Writing)

Writing Awards:

2017 Honorable Mention: Fiction, Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors                   2017 Finalist, New Plains Review Sherman Chaddlesone Flash Fiction contest
2017 Semi-finalist, American Short Fiction‘s American Short(er) Fiction contest
2013 Eric Hoffer Award: Montaigne Medal, Honorable Mention (Poetry)                         2013 Short Listed Eric Hoffer (First Horizon)
2008 John G. Morris Poetry Prize

Book Publications:

2012 Red Fields: Poems from Iraq, Mongrel Empire Press                                                             2011 In the Rubble at Our Feet, Rose Rock Press

Edited Anthologies:

2016 Recollected: Tales of Life and War, Oklahoma Arts Council (OAC), Mongrel Empire Press

Scholarly Journal & Anthology Publications:

2017 Proud To Be: Writing by American Warriors Vol. 6, “They Wanted Food”                2017 Ain’t Gonna Be Treated This Way, Anthology, Edited by Dorothy Parker,
Village Books Press, “How to Handle a Trump Presidency: In his Words” & “Congratulations”
2016 Stone Renga, Tale Feathers Press, “Drought-stricken”
2016 The 580 Mixtapes, Dolly Press, “Red Prairie”
2014 Blue Streak, Military Experience and the Arts, “Modern Art”
2013 World Literature Today, WLT, “Dream Song Delta 1-39″
2013 So it Goes, KVML, “We called him Martha Stewart”
2012 Cross Timbers, USAO, “Subjects of Merriment,” & “Iraqis”
2012 Proud To Be: Writing by American Warriors, Anthology, Edited by Swartwout,
Southeast Missouri State UP, “Sulfur and Moonshine,” & “Picking up the Slack”
2010 New Mexico Poetry Review, “High Stakes” & “Damned Kids”
2010 Connecticut Review, “Dear Mr. Sandman,” & Mind at War – Charcoal Artwork

Conferences and Presentations:

08 August 2017 Kennedy Center’s Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD®): Serving Those Who Served: Engaging Veterans in Arts Programming
20 July 2017 Ralph Ellison Foundation: Emotional Transference: Making your Reader Feel
17 July 2017 Ain’t Gonna Be Treated This Way: Woody Guthrie Poets Reading
07 May 2017 American Alliance of Museums (AAM) 2017 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo: Serving Those Who Served: Engaging Veterans in the Museum
29 April 2017 Peaces of Resistance: Poetry Reading OKC
22 March 2017 Oklahoma Arts Council Leadership Arts Lawton Community Panel: Local Arts Planning and Education
24 October 2016 Oklahoma Arts Council: The Oklahoma Arts and Military Summit
11 November 2016 Discovery School of Tulsa: Veteran’s Day Keynote Speaker: “Discipline and the Mind”
05 August 2016 Kennedy Center’s Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD®): Engaging Veterans through Creative Expression
31 March 2016 Scissortail Creative Writing Festival: Fiction, “What about Fitch?”
03 March 2016 Military Connected Students Conference: Arts & Military Veteran Students
21 Oct 2015 Oklahoma Arts Council Fall 2015 Conference: Panel Discussion Member: Oklahoma Arts and the Military
16 May 2015 Military Experience & the Arts Symposium (MEA2): Panel Discussion Leader: Let’s Work on This Together: Overcoming the barriers between military veterans and mental healthcare workers
23-24 April 2015 Howlers and Yawpers Creativity Symposium: Fiction Selection from GOAT
2-4 April 2015 Scissortail Creative Writing Festival: Fiction Selection from GOAT
June 2014 Mid-America Arts Alliance’s “Citizen-Soldier-Artist” exhibit in Kansas City, Missouri, featured “Welcome Home”
3-5 April 2014 Scissortail Creative Writing Festival: New Selected Poems
09 Nov 2013 Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library: Healing Through the Humanities, Panel Member: Vonnegut’s Impact on Veteran’s Writing, Healing Through Poetry, and New Poems
26 July 2013 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: IAO Gallery, Combat Paper Project/24 Works on Paper Formal Reception, featuring Poetry by Jason Poudrier.
20 June 2013 Shawnee, Oklahoma: Benedict Street Marketplace: Open Mic/Feature Jason Poudrier, Red Fields and New Selected Poems
4-7 April 2013 Scissortail Creative Writing Festival: New Selected Poems, Jason Poudrier
12 Nov 2012 Oklahoma Baptist University: Visiting Writing Series, Jason Poudrier, Red Fields
12 Nov 2012 Newcastle High School: Veterans Day Assembly Featuring Jason Poudrier
11 Nov 2012 Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library: Healing Through the Humanities, Panel Member: Vonnegut’s Impact on Veteran’s Writing, Healing Through Poetry, and New Poems
26 Aug 2012 Oklahoma City Full Circle Books: Open Mic/Feature Red Fields
27 July 2012 Acoustic Rock Coffee House: Veterans Community Showcase, featured reader
5-7 July 2012 Eastern Kentucky University Veterans and Arts Symposium: War/Trauma Poetry Workshop Instructed by Jason Poudrier
5 July 2012 Babylon Gyros: Open Mic/Feature, Red Fields, (near EKU)
01 July 2012 Oklahoma City Beans & Leaves: 2:00pm-3:00pm, Open Mic/Feature, Red Fields
20 April 2012 Cameron University: Cameron Exchange, Jason Poudrier, Red Fields “Official Release”
5-7 April 2012 Scissortail Creative Writing Festival: Oklahoma, Red Fields