William Greene

Adjunct Instructor

Office Hours: By appointment
E-mail: greenew@cofc.edu

William Greene is a musician, writer, and educator living in Charleston, SC. He holds a BA in Writing from the Pratt Institute, an MA in English from UC Davis. In 2018 he was awarded the Amy T. McCandless Fellowship to attend the MFA in Creative Writing program at the College of Charleston. Upon completion of both his MFA and a Graduate Certificate in Arts and Cultural Management, he was awarded a Post-MFA Teaching Fellowship to teach in the CofC English Department.

Before moving to Charleston, will ran the Upstar Media Lab at Sunset Youth Services in San Francisco, teaching videography and audio production as part of the youth-run record label Upstar Records. He also co-founded the educational and performance space The Schoolhouse on Market Street in San Francisco, which garnered a Best of the Bay award from the SF Bay Guardian in 2011. While completing his MFA at CofC, he worked as a recreation coordinator at the Windwood Home for Children in Awendaw, SC, where he was able to combine his passions for teaching, creativity, youth work, and kickball.

Will has independently released three full-length albums since 2013, the latter two in collaboration with Spoleto regulars the Living Earth Show and SF-based producer Lazer Wolf. Will's music has been featured by KALW Radio in San Francisco and the Michigan Quarterly Mixtape. His writing has appeared in the Seneca Review, Plainsongs, and Beyond Words Literary Magazine.

Will currently teaches in the Arts Management Program and the English Department. 

Courses Taught

ARTM 209: Introduction to Audio Production

ARTM 230: Connections and Context in the Music Industry