John Tait, Ph.D. | Department of English

John Tait, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Office: 
206A Auditorium

John Tait specializes in creative writing (fiction writing) as well as post World War II American fiction and film. His short stories have appeared in Crazyhorse, TriQuarterly, Prairie Schooner, The Sun, Michigan Quarterly and elsewhere and have been reprinted in New Stories from the Southwest and cited in Best American Short Stories. He has been the recipient of Canada Council for the Arts Grant for Emerging Writers and has also received the Tobias Wolff Fiction Award as well as first prize in the H. E. Francis Literary Competition, the Dogwood Fiction Awards and the River City Fiction Awards. He is currently at work on a novel, Poplar Crescent.

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