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Molly Patterson, M.F.A.

Molly Patterson
  • Associate Professor
  • English

Molly Patterson grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, and lived in southwest China from 2004-2006. After completing her MFA in creative writing at Ohio State, she was the 2012-2013 St. Albans Writer-in-Residence in Washington, D.C. Winner of a Pushcart Prize and honored in Best American Short Stories, her work has been published in The Atlantic Monthly, The Iowa Review, and the Chicago Tribune's Printers Row, among other publications. Her debut novel, Rebellion, will be published by Harper/HarperCollins in Summer 2017.


Teaching Interests
  • Creative writing: fiction
  • Short Story
  • Novel
  • Contemporary Literature
Responsibilities
  • Teaching
  • Graduate Thesis Advising
  • Academic Advising
  • Faculty Advisor, English Festival
  • Schedules Committee
  • College of Arts and Sciences Nominating Committee
Education
  • M.F.A., Ohio State University (Creative Writing)
  • B.A., Carleton College (English)