In a Nutshell
Ashley Carranza resides in Las Vegas where she writes fiction, personal essays, popular culture academia, and pedagogy. She tries... really hard. In addition to writing, she is a Spam and Twinkie-loving gym enthusiast. She lives in a world of paradox.
Check out my interview/feature at Awesome Gang:
Our Fears Made Manifest: Essays on Terror, Trauma, and Loss in Film, 1998-2019
Uncovering Stranger Things
Theories and Strategies for Teaching Creative Writing Online
Sierra Nevada College – M.Ed
English Language Acquisition Development
California State University, Fullerton – M.A.
English/Concentration on Creative Writing. Certificate in Higher Education-Teaching Composition and Rhetoric.
California State University, Fullerton – B.A.
English. Teaching Certificate- Secondary Education, English/Language Arts
Far West PCA/ACA Regional- February, Las Vegas, NV. Panel Organizer/Chair/Presenter- Cultural Issues in Film 1998-2020. Paper presented: "ParaNormative: Pressures on Sexuality within Society in ParaNorman"
PCA/ACA National- March, Indianapolis, IN. Paper presented: "The Rebirth of King's Children"
PCA/ACA Summer Research Institute- March, Bowling Green University, OH.
PAMLA Regional- May, Riverside, CA. Paper presented: "ParaNormative: Pressures on Sexuality Within Society in ParaNorman"
PCA/ACA National- April, Chicago, IL. Paper presented: "Why I Am Jamie Lee Curtis"
PCA/ACA Regional- February, Albuquerque, NM. Paper presented: "Zombies, Xenophobia, and the Never-Ending Battle with 'The Other'"
Journalism Education Association
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