Teachers of Recent Short Courses

These writers have taught and will be teaching short courses in creative writing at Grinnell:

Spring 2017, Bennett Sims - Horror & Weird Fiction

Fall 2016, Jeff Porter; Radio Days: New Media Writing and the Art of Sound.

Spring 2016, Alissa Nutting - Writing Shame: Reading & Crafting Literary Embarrassment

Fall 2015, Jeff Porter; Radio Days: New Media Writing and the Art of Sound.

Fall 2014, T. Geronimo Johnson; Fiction Writers Workshop

Spring 2014, poet Richard Kenney, Guggenheim and Macarthur fellow.

Fall 2013, Jeff Porter; Radio Days: New Media Writing and the Art of Sound.

Fall 2012, Jeff Porter; Radio Days: New Media Writing and the Art of Sound, Saugata Bhaduri; From Theory to Post-Theory and Sam Tanenhaus; The Writer in the World.

Spring 2013, Gandhi: Yogi, Hero or Activist?; Dobe/Kapila.

Spring 2012, advanced fiction: novelist Kevin Brockmeier, winner of the O. Henry Award and National Endowment for the Arts fellow.

Fall 2011, non-fiction writer Jeff Porter.

Spring 2011, poet Richard Kenney, Guggenheim and Macarthur fellow.

Spring 2010, novelist Paul Harding, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

Fall 2008, poet and non-fiction writer Steve Kuusisto.

Spring 2008, poet and non-fiction writer Steve Kuusisto.

Fall 2007, poet Tessa Rumsey, winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize.

Spring 2007, poet Marvin Bell, Guggenheim and National Endowments for the Arts fellow.

Spring 2006, poet Emily Wilson, National Endowment for the Arts Fellow.

Fall 2005, novelist Kevin Brockmeier.

Spring 2005, novelist James Hynes.

Spring 2004, poets Robert Hass, Macarthur fellow and co-winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and Brenda Hillman, Guggenheim and National Endowments for the Arts fellow.

Spring 2003, poet Cole Swensen.

Fall 2002, novelist Chris Offutt, Guggenheim fellow.