Areas of Expertise
Creative Writing, Short-Story and Fiction Writing
Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
- Invention of Flight, a collection of short fiction that won the Flannery O'Connor Award in 1983.
- Indiana Winter (IU Press, 1994), a collection of essays.
- In the House of Blue Lights, awarded the Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction (Un. of Norte Dame Press, 1998).
- Fabrication: Essays on making things and making meaning, (MacAdam/Cage Publishing, 2001).
- Iconography: A Writer's Meditation, (IU Press, 2003).
- Sailing the Inland Sea, (IU Press, 2008.)
- Frequent contributor of fiction and essays to current literary journals and popular magazines.
Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
Professor - Demia Butler Chair