Amos Magliocco, M.F.A. | Department of English

Amos Magliocco, M.F.A.

Senior Lecturer
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  • BA in English/Political Science - University of North Texas
  • MA in Creative Writing - University of North Texas
  • MFA in Fiction - Indiana University

Amos Magliocco specializes in creative writing and teaches Fiction Writing, Creative Nonfiction, and American Literature. A winner of the Pushcart Prize, his first novel, Remedy Wheel, was described by Publisher's Weekly as a "sprawling, highly-literary tale" and "a grand old story." He is currently finishing his second novel, The Invigilation Room, about a young married couple from Nebraska who become entangled with Shakespeare conspiracies and their own obsessive natures in pre-World War One London. He is also assembling a collection of essays on his early-summer hobby of storm chasing, the first two chapters of which have appeared in The Missouri Review and Isotope. Other work has appeared in the anthology The Habit of Art: Best Stories from the Indiana Fiction Workshop (Indiana 2005), and journals such as Yemassee, RE:AL, Oxford Magazine, and Poets & Writers. He is a recipient of a Peter Taylor Fellowship in Fiction from the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop and the Warren Wilson Fellowship from Indiana University.

"Put on the Petty" (originally in The Missouri Review, later anthologized in The Pushcart Prize Collection)

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