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

Amos Magliocco, M.F.A.

Senior Lecturer
408G Language Bldg

Amos Magliocco specializes in creative writing and has taught courses in Intermediate Fiction Writing, American Literature, and Rhetoric and Composition. A winner of the Pushcart Prize, he is currently shopping his first novel, Remedy Wheel. Set in 1934 Chicago, the book explores the cultural divide between the corporate-sponsored promises of the World's Fair and the rigid boundaries of Bronzeville, enforced by restrictive covenants and violence, where nevertheless a professional middle-class arose in the heart of the Depression. 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.

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