Old Main, Room 210
Visiting Assistant Professor English
Fiction writing; journalism; crime fiction; poetry.
Old Main, 205
Matt Burgess was born in Jackson Heights, Queens. His first novel, Dogfight, A Love Story, was a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers pick, an Indie Next selection, a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, one of Publishers' Weekly's top ten debuts of the season, and a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award. He received a BA in English Literature at Dartmouth College and an MFA in Fiction Writing at the University of Minnesota. His second novel, Uncle Janice, is forthcoming from Doubleday.
Areas of Study
- Fiction Writing
- Genre Fiction
- Comics and Graphic Storytelling
- Introduction to Creative Writing (150-05 and 150-06), Fall 2014
- Crafts of Writing: Creative Writing through Homer (281-02), Fall 2014
- Introduction to Creative Writing (150-05 and 150-06), Spring 2015