Ethan Rutherford

Visiting Instructor English

Ethan Rutherford’s fiction has most recently appeared in Ploughshares, One Story, American Short Fiction, Esopus, New York Tyrant, Faultline, and the Best American Short Stories 2009.  His stories have received Special Mention in the 2009 and 2010 Pushcart Prize anthologies, and he has received grants from the McKnight Foundation, the Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board.  His first book, The Peripatetic Coffin: Stories will be published by Ecco in May 2013.  He received his MFA in fiction from the University of Minnesota, and has taught creative writing at Macalester, the University of Minnesota, and the Loft Literary Center.  He lives in Minneapolis, where he is at work on a novel set in the Alaskan wilderness.