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Thomas Martin  

Office:  Keezell 220
Phone:  540-568-2500
Email:  martintm@jmu.edu
Office Hours: MWF 11am-12pm

Courses: Fall 2014
Eng 393: Introduction to Creative Writing - Fiction (sections 0002 & 0003)
Eng 396: Advanced Composition

Fields:
Creative Writing, especially Fiction; Modern English and American Literature

Education:
Ph.D., English, Western Michigan University, 2007
B.A., English Language and Literature, University of Maryland, 1985

Publications:
Fiction
“The Tomahawk Chop.” Passages North. (Winter/Spring 2009):  213-221.
“Guerrillas.” Flyway. (Spring 2004): 63-75.

Poetry
 “Vikings.” Calvert. (Fall 1984): 36.
“The Watercolor.” Calvert. (Spring 1983): 55.

Awards:
Semifinalist, 2014 New American Fiction Prize, The Tomahawk Chop
Semifinalist, 2013 Whidbey Writers Workshop MFA Alumni Association
          Emerging Writers Contest, The Tomahawk Chop
Semifinalist, 2012 New American Fiction Prize, The Tomahawk Chop
Finalist, 2008 Red Hen Press Short Fiction Award, “Live Bait”
Finalist, 2004 Seattle Review Fiction Contest, “Live Bait”
Third Place, Fiction, 2003 New Century Writer Awards, “Live Bait”
First Place, Fiction, 2003 Flyway Sweet Corn Prize, “Guerrillas”
Finalist, 2003 Reynolds Price Short Fiction Award, “Guerrillas”
Finalist, 2002 James Jones First Novel Fellowship, The Tomahawk Chop
Honorable Mention, 2002 Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Awards Program,
          The Tomahawk Chop

         


 

 

 

 

 

 

         

       
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