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James Nicosia

Adjunct Faculty, English

Office:
Dickson Hall 324
Email:
nicosiaj@montclair.edu
Phone:
973-655-7960
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A writer, teacher, scholar, and children's literacy advocate, Dr. Nicosia reviews books for Voice of Youth Advocates, and has served on the VOYA nonfiction awards committee to honor the finest works for middle-grade readers. He specializes in all periods of American literature, from colonial to contemporary, as well as grammar, writing, and teaching.
He also runs the BoyBookoftheMonth website for reluctant young readers.

His website:
https://www.JimNicosia.com

Specialization

American literature, colonial to present.
Modern and contemporary poetry.
Children's, middle-grade and young adult literature.
Grammars of English.
Children's literacy advocate.

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Office Hours

Spring

Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Links

Research Projects

Steinbeck's THE PEARL

a collection of critical essays for teachers and university-level students

Notable American Women Writers

a valuable, absolutely up-to-date resource for schools and libraries

Examining Images of Urban Life

A way-overdue analysis that celebrates the uniqueness of the city in young adult literature.