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Lex Williford

 
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Lex Williford

Associate Professor, Creative Writing - Bilingual Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Lex Williford, a University of Arkansas MFA, has taught in the writing programs at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and the University of Alabama and has been a distinguished visiting writer at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. His book, Macauley's Thumb, won the 1993 Iowa Short Fiction Award; his chapbook, Superman on the Roof, won the 2016 10th Annual Rose Metal Press Flash Fiction Award. His fiction and non-fiction have appeared in numerous prestigious national journals. Coeditor of the Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction and the Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Nonfiction, he is the founding director of the online MFA at the University of Texas at El Paso and a recent chair of the on-campus bilingual creative writing program, where he currently teaches both online and on-campus.

KEYWORDS

  1. Children's picture book
  2. Illustration
  3. Novel
  4. Prose poem
  5. SCREENWRITING
  6. Short fiction

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