Adjunct Assistant Professor

City College of New York, M.F.A. in Creative Writing

University of Nevada-Las Vegas, B.A. in English


Gregory Crosby is the author of Said No One Ever (2021, Brooklyn Arts Press) and Walking Away from Explosions in Slow Motion(2018, The Operating System), along with two chapbooks: The Book of Thirteen (2016, Yes Poetry) and Spooky Action at a Distance (2014, The Operating System); his poetry has appeared in numerous journals, including Court Green, Epiphany, Copper Nickel, Leveler, Sink Review, Ping Pong, & Hyperallergic. In 2002, as a poetry consultant to the City of Las Vegas, he was instrumental in the creation of the Lewis Avenue Poets Bridge, a public art project in downtown Las Vegas. His dedicatory poem for the project, “The Long Shot,” was subsequently reproduced in bronze and installed in the park, and was included in the 2008 anthology Literary Nevada: Writings from the Silver State (University of Nevada Press). He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice; teaches creative writing in the College Now program at Lehman College; and teaches composition and academic writing at Pace University. 

Courses Taught
  • Creative Writing (ENG 212)
  • Fiction Writing (ENG 216)
  • Crime, Punishment & Justice in U.S. Literature (LIT 326)
  • Murder on Stage & Screen (LIT 241)
  • Medieval & Early Modern Literature (LIT 231)
  • Modern Literature (LIT 232)
  • American Stories (LIT 233)
  • Literary Perspectives on Globalization (LIT 236)
  • Justice & Heroism (LIT 135)
  • Business Writing (ENG 235)
  • Exploration and Authorship (ENG 101)