Geoffrey Becker

Professor, Director PRWR

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Education

Areas of Expertise

Creative Writing

Biography

Geoff Becker is the author of the novels Hot Springs (Tin House Books, 2010) and Bluestown (St. Martin's Press, 1996), as well as the story collections, Black Elvis (U. of Georgia Press, 2009) and Dangerous Men (U. of Pittsburgh Press, 1995). His awards and honors include: the Drue Heinz Prize for Literature, the Flannery O'Connor Prize for Short Fiction, The Nelson Algren Award, an NEA Fellowship, inclusion in the Best American Short Stories anthology, three Maryland Arts Council Awards, and the Parthenon Prize for Fiction.

Courses Fall 2017

  • ENGL 312 Writing Fiction
  • ENGL 412  Advance Writing Fiction
  • PRWR 797 Internship in Professional Writing