Leigh Allison Wilson

Professor, Director of Creative Writing

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Office Hours:

328 Poucher

Fall 2014 Schedule

CRW 206 800   Fiction Writing:Introductory MWF 09:10 am-10:05 am CAMCTR 322
CRW 206 8CF   Fiction Writing: Intro: FYLC MWF 10:20 am-11:15 am CAMCTR 322
CRW 406 800   Fiction Wrtg: Adv.FlashFiction MWF 11:30 am-12:25 pm CAMCTR 322

About Leigh

Leigh Allison Wilson attended Williams College for her BA, and the Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa for her MFA.  She was a Henry Hoyns Fellow at the University of Virginia for two years after college.

Leigh is the author of two books of fiction and numerous stories and essays. Her first book, From the Bottom Up, won the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. Her second book, Wind, was nominated by William Morrow for a Pulitzer Prize. Her prose has appeared in Harper's, Mademoiselle, Grand Street, The Georgia Review, The Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, among other magazines and journals. She has frequently reviewed books for The Washington Post Book World. Her work has been anthologized widely and read on NPR's Selected Shorts.

Leigh's Writing