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Dr. Emily Leverett

Assistant Professor of English

Office: T-333
Phone: (910) 630-7453

Mailing Address:

Methodist University
Department of English & Writing
5400 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28311


  • Ph.D. - The Ohio State University (Medieval English Literature)
  • M.A. - The Ohio State University (English with a focus on Renaissance Literature)
  • B.A. - Claremont McKenna College (Literature)

Undergraduate Teaching Areas

  • Medieval and Renaissance English (including Chaucer and Shakespeare)
  • Composition (both 1010 and 1020)
  • Advanced Grammar
  • Fantasy
  • Graphic Novels
  • Study Abroad

Research Interests

  • Lollardy
  • English heresy
  • English Romance
  • 14th and 15th century English literature, religion, and politics
  • Medieval English popular culture
  • Medieval English vernacular
  • Medieval English Marian devotion
  • Masculine piety
  • Affective piety
  • Connections between 21st and 14th/15th century relationships to visual and written texts
  • Medieval English heretical language


  • Fiction Writing (primarily fantasy and science fiction)
  • Fiction Editing
  • Reading
  • Film
  • Graphic novels/comic books
  • Conventions
  • Travel (within the U.S. and international)
  • Food television
  • My cats


Book Review: "The Wicked Witch and the White Knight" Big Bad Anthology. John Hartness and Emily Leverett, eds. Kerlack Press, 2012.

"An Affective Romance?: Gender Blending in the Siege of Jerusalem." Medieval Perspectives. 27: (2012).

Book Review: Miracles of the Virgin in Medieval England: Law and Jewishness in Marian Legends, by Adrienne Williams Boyarin. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2010. Appearing in Christianity and Literature. (forthcoming)

"Form 99B." Drafthorse Literary Journal: A Journal of Work and No Work. Summer 2012. (

Semi finalist for Shroud Magazine's June 2009 Flash Fiction Contest.

"Gustav's Mars." Flash Fiction Online. March 2009.

Editorial Work

As yet unnamed short story anthology, co-edited with John Hartness. Kerlack Press. 2013 (forthcoming).

The Big Bad. Anthology co-edited with John Hartness. Kerlack Press, 2012 (forthcoming).

Consulting Editor: Methamphetamine: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Solving the Problem. George E. Hendricks, Carla Raineri Padilla, David G. Pauley and Eric S. See, authors. 2012 (forthcoming).