Associate Professor
302 Pardee Hall
(610) 330-3501


  • M.F.A., Texas-Austin

Teaching interests: creative writing; screenwriting; environmental writing; creative non-fiction

Selected publications:
Inside.  New York: Knopf, 2012.

Signs and Wonders: Stories.  New York: Vintage, 2012.

The Missing Person. New York: Knopf, 2005.

Babylon and Other Stories. New York: Knopf, 2006.

“Stranger Things Have Happened”“Midnight, Tuesday”

Honors:  Jones Faculty Lecture Award, Lafayette College; McGinnis-Ritchie Award for Fiction, Southwest Review; Alan Collins Fellowship in Fiction; Bread Loaf Writers Conference; Walter E. Dakin Fellowship, Sewanee Writers Conference; Best American Short Stories 2005

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