Christopher Merkner, MFA, PhD

Christopher Merkner is the author of the story collection The Rise & Fall of the Scandamerican Domestic (Coffee House 2014). His stories have been reprinted in the Best American Mystery Stories and the O. Henry Prize Stories anthologies, and some of his other work can be found in Black Warrior Review, Chicago Tribune's Printer's Row Journal, Cincinnati Review, CutBank, DIAGRAM, Five Points, Gettysburg Review, Gulf Coast, Fairy Tale Review, Hotel Amerika, Midwestern Gothic, and Subtropics. He's currently an assistant professor of English for West Chester University in Pennsylvania, and he is very happily living in Denver, CO with his wife and kids.

Read an interview with Christopher Merkner on our Top-Secret Blog: Christopher Merkner on Writing Routines and Family Bliss

This instructor has the following classes scheduled:
8-Week: Online Intermediate/Advanced Short Story--The Kelly Link/Diane Williams Edition - starting 01/16/2017
8-Week: Online Introduction to Fiction and Nonfiction--A Primer on All Things Prose - starting 03/27/2017

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