Senior Instructor I

Office: 541-737-1644

Moreland Hall

Moreland Hall 306

2550 SW Jefferson Way

2550 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
M.F.A. - University of Iowa Writers' Workshop
B.A. - University of New Haven
Summa Cum Laude
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Affiliated with: 
School of Writing, Literature, and Film
OSU Main Campus
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Wayne Harrison's debut novel, The Spark and the Drive, was published by St. Martin's Press in 2014. His short stories have appeared in Best American Short Stories 2010, The Atlantic, Narrative Magazine, McSweeney’s, Ploughshares, Crazyhorse, The Sun,, FiveChapters, New Letters, Other Voices and other magazines, and have been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered. One story was Notable in Best American 2009 and one received special mention in Pushcart Prizes 2012. His short story collection Wrench was runner-up for the 2015 Flannery O'Connor Award, was a finalist for the Spokane Prize and the Iowa Short Fiction Award, and won the New American Award. It will be published in 2017.  He is the recipient of a Maytag fellowship, an Oregon Literary fellowship and a Fishtrap Writing Fellowship. His book reviews appear in The San Francisco Chronicle and The Miami Herald.