M.F.A. University of Iowa, 1970
210M Lind Hall
Areas of Expertise
creative writing (poetry and prose); memoir and autobiography; contemporary American poetry and fiction, especially the short story and the novel
The Florist’s Daughter. New York: Harcourt, 2007.
Blue Arabesque: A Search for the Sublime. New York: Harcourt, 2006. Paperback, 2007.
The St. Paul Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Co-ed. Patricia Hampl. Introduction by Patricia Hampl. Saint Paul: Borealis Books, 2004.
I Could Tell You Stories: Sojourns in the Land of Memory. New York: W.W. Norton and Co, 1999. Paperback, 2000.
A Romantic Education. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1981. Paperback with new afterward, 1999.
Burning Bright, anthology of sacred poetry (Judaism, Christianity, Islam). Ed. Patricia Hampl. Ballantine, 1995.
Virgin Time. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1992. Paperback, Ballantine, 1993.
Topics in Advanced Literary Nonfiction
Reading as Writers (The Memoir)
History in a Personal Voice
Reading Across Genres
Contemporary American Poets
Introduction to Fiction Writing
Introduction to Creative Writing
First Person Singular