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Talley Kayser

Talley Kayser

Assistant Teaching Professor of English; Program Director, Adventure Literature Series
• English
Talley Kayser

Teaching Description

Talley V. Kayser has been teaching at the intersection of literary studies and adventure education since 2007. She writes poetry and nonfiction highlighting the entangled relationships between humans, other species, and the places we share, often through attention to natural history, science, and wilderness experience.


At Penn State, Talley directs the Adventure Literature Series, which offers undergraduate students unparalleled opportunities to explore place-centered literature through classroom and in-field experiences.