Hi, I'm Tony DeGenaro
I am a writing teacher & a poet, and currently a Lecturer in the English Department at University of Detroit Mercy. I previously taught at Wayne State University and University of Michigan Dearborn.
I have an M.F.A in Poetry from University of San Francisco (2014) and a Ph.D. in English (Rhetoric & Composition, 2021). My B.A. is in English, from Otterbein University (2012). I have done Youth Arts instruction in creative writing with InsideOut Literary Arts and ACCESS 21st Century Youth & Education. I am a Youngstown, Ohio native, current Metro Detroit resident, enjoyer of food (both cooking & eating), baseball & pop culture fan, and proud doggie dad to Desi the Dachshund.