Teaching

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Lighthouse Writers Workshop

I am very happily on faculty at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver, CO, where I teach workshops in craft and form.  Some of these workshops are online, and some of them are in Denver.

Most recently, I have been asked to teach courses on the short fiction of Lydia Davis, the short fiction of Joy Williams and Deborah Eisenberg, and introductory, intermediate, and advanced workshops in writing the short story.

I hope you will check the Lighthouse schedule and consider enrolling for one of these small, engaging workshops!

West Chester University

Below, you will find a brief list of some of courses I’m teaching–or have taught–here in West Chester, PA  Please feel free to contact me with questions about these courses, the syllabi and reading lists, about the teaching of creative writing, generally, and/or the creative writing program here at West Chester University.

Graduate Courses

  • Short Story Workshop I
  • Short Story Workshop II
  • Novel Writing I
  • Novel Writing II
  • MA Essay: Masters Thesis Development
  • Studies in Literary Forms: Fragments
  • Independent Study: Creative Writing Studies & Pedagogy

Undergraduate Courses

  • Short Story Workshop I
  • Short Story Workshop II
  • Short Fiction
  • American Short Fiction in the 21st Century: Forms, Theories, Applications
  • The Fiction of Social Justice
  • Writing the Feminist Body: Gender, Sexuality, Narrative in Post-Identity America

Personal Workshops

I am always interested in working with writers on their manuscripts of short and long fiction.  If you have a book project you’ve been working on, or one you’d like to start, or you’d like to discuss the project and process of publishing your creative work, please send me a note.