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Kirsten Beachy

POSITION: Assistant Professor; Program Director - Liberal Arts; Program Director - EMU Core Curriculum; Program Director - Language and Literature

Liberal Arts
EMU Core Curriculum
Language and Literature

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | RLN 216

PHONE: (540) 432-4558


Kirsten serves as director of EMU’s Core Curriculum. She earned her MFA in creative writing at West Virginia University. She is a contributing editor to The Tusculum Review and edited the anthology Tongue Screws and Testimonies: Poems, Stories, and Essays Inspired by the Martyrs Mirror. Kirsten co-chaired Mennonites Writing VI: Solos and Harmonies, a bi-national writing conference, in Spring 2012.

She lives in Briery Branch with her husband, daughters, a small cow, and Sophie the cat.


BA, Eastern Mennonite University (Theater)
MFA, West Virginia University (Creative Writing)
BA, Eastern Mennonite University (Philosophy and Theology)

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