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Moreland Hall

Moreland Hall 316

2550 SW Jefferson Way

2550 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
BA, University of Arizona
MFA, University of Arizona
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Winter 2018: T 1:30-3

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Justin St. Germain’s teaching and research interests include the literary memoir, crime narratives, and the American West. His first book, the memoir Son of a Gun (Random House), won the 2013 Barnes & Noble Discover Award in Nonfiction and was named a best book of 2013 by Amazon, Amazon Canada, Library Journal, BookPage, Salon, Publisher’s Weekly, and the Pima County Public Library. It was published in French by Presses de la Cité and in the UK by Tuskar Rock Press/Atlantic Books. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, the Guardian, Hobart, Barrelhouse, and various other journals and magazines, as well as multiple anthologies, including the Best of the West series. He is the recipient of scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and was a Wallace Stegner Fellow and Marsh McCall Lecturer at Stanford University. He received his B.A. and M.F.A. from the University of Arizona. His website is

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