Holly Messitt

Holly Messitt

Associate Professor

EMAIL: hmessitt@bmcc.cuny.edu

Office: N-751N

Office Hours: Monday/Thursday 2-3:30

Phone: +1 (212) 776-7278

Professor Messitt has research interest in contemporary fiction, poetry, and theater. She is co-editor, with James Tolan, of New America: Contemporary Literature in a Changing Society (Autumn House Press, 2012).



Ph.D., Drew University (English)

Courses Taught

Research and Projects

Prof. Messitt is currently working on a collected edition of Hilda Morley’s poems.


New America:  Contemporary Literature in a Changing Society. Ed. Holly Messitt & James Tolan. Autumn House Press, 2012. 


Honors, Awards and Affiliations

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