Bio


Edward Porter’s writing has appeared in Glimmer Train, The Gettysburg Review, The Hudson Review, Colorado Review, Catamaran, Barrelhouse, Best New American Voices, and elsewhere. A native of New York City, he earned an MFA from Warren Wilson College and a PhD from the University of Houston, and has been awarded fellowships at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the MacDowell Colony, and Stanford University, where he was recently a Stegner Fellow. He lives in Oakland.

Academic Appointments


  • Lecturer, Creative Writing

Honors & Awards


  • Wallace Stegner Fellow, Stanford University (2014—2016)
  • Macdowell Colony Fellow, MacDowell Colony (2012)
  • AWP Intro Journals Award, Association of Writers and Writing Programs (2012)
  • James C. McCreight Fellow in Fiction, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2007—2008)

Professional Education


  • MFA, Warren Wilson College, Fiction (2007)
  • PhD, University of Houston, Creative Writing and Literature (2013)

2019-20 Courses


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