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Jeff Martin

Teaching Assistant Professor
McAnulty College of Liberal Arts
English

625 College Hall
Phone: 412-396-4643
martin15@duq.edu

Education:

M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Pittsburgh
Bio

Professor Martin holds an MFA from the University of Pittsburgh, where he taught courses in composition and creative writing. His fiction has appeared in literary magazines and journals in the United States, United Kingdom, France, and Australia. His story "Children, Go Where I Send You" won the Scott Turow Award for Fiction. His story "The Time for Nice is Gone" was runner-up for the Pearl Story Prize.

Nominated for Harcourt's Best New American Voices, he's at work on a novel that deals with social work, autism, and family. Several chapters of his novel-in-progress have appeared (or are forthcoming) in Pearl and Tears in the Fence (UK). He's won awards for his teaching, including Pitt's CGS Teaching Excellence Award

Courses

Thinking & Writing Across the Curriculum

Mulit-Genre Creative Writing

Senior Seminar in Fiction Writing

Advanced Fiction Workshop

Seminar in Composition

Introduction to Creative Writing.