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MFA Creative Writing | Workshop Faculty

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  1. Kyle Dargan, Associate Professor

    CAS - Literature

    Kyle G. Dargan is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently HONEST ENGINE (UGA, 2015) and LOGORRHEA DEMENTIA (UGA,2010). His debut, THE LISTENING (UGA 2004), won the 2003 Cave Canem Prize, and his second, BOUQUET OF HUNGERS (UGA 2007), … More

    Send email to Kyle Dargan

    (202) 885-2933

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  1. Stephanie Grant, Assistant Professor

    CAS - Literature

    Stephanie Grant is the author of two novels, The Passion of Alice (Houghton Mifflin 1995) and Map of Ireland (Scribner 2008). Her work has received many grants and awards, including a Rona Jaffee Foundation Award, a Ludwig Vogelstein Award and an NEA… More

    Send email to Stephanie Grant

    (202) 885-2963

Stephanie Grant, The Passion of Alice

The Passion
of Alice

by Stephanie Grant.

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  1. David Keplinger, Professor

    CAS - Literature

    David Keplinger is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently The Most Natural Thing (2013) and The Prayers of Others (2006) , which won the Colorado Book Award. His first collection, The Rose Inside, was chosen by the poet Mary Oliver f… More

    Send email to David Keplinger

    (202) 885-2748

Keplinger, The Most Natural Thing

The Most Natural Thing by David Keplinger.

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  1. Richard McCann, Professor

    CAS - Literature

    Professor McCann is the author, most recently, of Mother of Sorrows (Vintage, 2006), a collection of linked stories that Michael Cunningham has described as 'almost unbearably beautiful'; He is also the author of Ghost Letters (1994 Beatrice Hawley A… More

    Send email to Richard McCann

    (202) 885-2978

Richard McCann, Mother of Sorrows

Mother of Sorrows by Richard McCann: 2005 John C. Zacharis Award Winner; 2006 PEN/Robert Bingham Award Finalist.

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  1. Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Visiting Assistant Professor

    Dolen Perkins-Valdez is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Wench. *USA Today* called the book "deeply moving" and "beautifully written." *People* called it "a devastatingly beautiful account of a cruel past." *O, The Oprah Magazine* c… More

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Wench: A Novel

Wench: A Novel by Dolen Perkins-Valdez: 2011 First Novelist Award from the ALA Black Caucus.

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  1. Rachel Louise Snyder, Associate Professor

    CAS - Literature

    Rachel Louise Snyder is a writer, professor and public radio commentator. Her first book Fugitive Denim: A Moving Story of People and Pants in the Borderless World of Global Trade was published in 2007 by WW Norton. An excerpt of the book –aired on T… More

Rachel Louise Snyder, What We've Lost Is Nothing

What We've Lost Is Nothing: A Novel by Rachel Louise Snyder.