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Carolyn Hill

Office Address: 
117 Wheeler Hall
Office Hours: 
Tuesday 12:00-1:00, Thursday 12:30-1:30

Carolyn Hill has a Ph.D. in rhetoric from UC Berkeley, having studied the argumentative artistry of Sir James Frazer's Golden Bough. She teaches Reading & Composition, written argument, and public speaking courses at UC Berkeley. She has been teaching at the University for more than thirty years, maintains the CWP website, and writes science fiction and fantasy. For publications and more, see carolynhill.com.


Publications / Presentations 


"Argumentative Alchemy: Writing to Persuade an Opposition Audience." Writing Across Berkeley. Spring 2002. Web.


Bead's Pickle. Rodeo, CA: Ratbind Books, 2006.
Liminal Eyes and Other Unsettling Tales. Rodeo, CA: Ratbind Books, 2010.
Beneath the Skin.  UK:  Tickety Boo Press, 2017.


"Geoff Ryman Interview, in Four Parts." The Chronicles Network. June 2006. Web.


"Dead Witch Walking." Rev. of Dead Witch Walking, by Kim Harrison. The Chronicles Network. 4 Oct. 2006. Web.


"Frog Fork."  Frog Fork Tales.  2014. Web.

"Cracked." Alterna-Teas. Ed. ElizaBeth Gilligan.  2017.

Further Information 

Sample syllabus for CW R1A, Accelerated Reading and Composition, Fall 2015

Sample syllabus for CW 10A, Introduction to Public Speaking, Fall 2013

Sample syllabus for CW 10B, Advanced Public Speaking, Spring 2013

Sample syllabus for CW 106, Intermediate Composition: Argument in the Disciplines, Fall 2015