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Holms Troelstrup

Assistant Director, Publications Unit
Office Hours
M–F between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., by appointment only. Easily contact me via email ( or Chat in Microsoft Teams (Teams > Search > Holms Troelstrup). Meetings can be held via Zoom, video chat in Microsoft Teams, Chat in Teams, over the phone, or in person as needed.
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Holms Troelstrup received her MA from ISU in Creative Writing, Poetry. In addition to her role as assistant director of the Publications Unit, she serves as associate editor of the long-running poetry journal SRPR. Her first book of poetry, Within Mutiny, was published by co•im•press.

Teaching Interests & Areas

Publishing Studies, Digital Publishing, Professional Communication, Creative Writing, Poetry

Research Interests & Areas

Bookmaking and book arts, contemporary poetry, professional communication, publishing, publishing pedagogy, cover and interior book design, creative writing pedagogy, social media marketing and other digital marketing

MA English Studies

Illinois State University
Normal, IL

BA English Studies

Illinois State University
Normal, IL

2022–2023 Faculty Appreciation Award

Sigma Tau Delta

CAS Excellence Award for Outstanding Teaching by an Administrative Professional

College of Arts and Sciences/ISU

2016–2017 Faculty Appreciation Award

Sigma Tau Delta

Guild Complex Very Short Fiction Award

The Guild Complex

William Morgan Poetry Award

Illinois State University

Sutherland Fellowship in Poetry

Illinois State University

Book, Authored

Troelstrup, H. Within Mutiny. Steve Halle (EDs). (2013): 96.