Division of HumanitiesMFA in Creative Writing - Low Residency

Rainier Writing Workshop

FACULTY

"I am impressed with the caliber, commitment, and generosity of the faculty. Their willingness to engage with us in and out of our classroom made this experience unlike any other I've had."

John Holman

John Holman

Fiction

Profile

Professional
Emphasis

Fiction

Responsibilities

Mentor. Workshops and classes in fiction.

Statement: "I hope to help writers bring forward the value of their vision. To that end, I'm particular about clarity of language, and I encourage experimentation with form and technique. I hope to coach writers to discover ever new pleasures in the effort to communicate and create."

Personal
Biography

John Holman is the author of Squabble and Other Stories and Luminous Mysteries.  His work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New Yorker, Mississippi Review, and Oxford American.  A Whiting Award winner, he is co-director of the creative writing program at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.  He has a new collection of stories forthcoming in 2015.