Division of HumanitiesMFA in Creative Writing - Low Residency

Rainier Writing Workshop

"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: "In workshop, 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 co-directs the creative writing program at Georgia State University.  His books are Squabble and Other Stories and Luminous Mysteries.  His stories and essays have appeared in Oxford American, The New Yorker, Paste, Tampa Review, Mississippi Review and other journals.  He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award.