Teachers of Recent Short Courses
These writers have taught and will be teaching short courses in creative writing at Grinnell:
Spring 2018, Shanna Benjamin - Citizen Maxine; and Hugo Hamilton - Contemporary Irish Fiction
Fall 2017, Yvonne Adhiamo Owuo - Literary Tourism
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
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 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 2006, poet Emily Wilson, National Endowment for the Arts Fellow.
Fall 2005, novelist Kevin Brockmeier.
Spring 2005, novelist James Hynes.
Spring 2003, poet Cole Swensen.
Fall 2002, novelist Chris Offutt, Guggenheim fellow.