MFA in Writing
Kevin Clouther Named Program Coordinator
Kevin Clouther has been named the Program Coordinator of the MFA in Writing at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, effective August 2018. He will join the UNO Writer’s Workshop as an Assistant Professor of Fiction. Formerly, he was Associate Director of the Writing Program at Stony Brook University in New York, where he was active in the administration of a large and diverse faculty and central to the development of new curricula and degree programs.
“I’m so impressed with what Richard Duggin created here and so excited to work with Jenna Lucas and the many, many talented mentors,” Clouther said. “I look forward to talking with the students and learning more about their experiences, so we can maintain UNO’s high standards while pursuing new opportunities for the MFA program.”
Clouther holds degrees from the University of Virginia and Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He is the author of the story collection We Were Flying to Chicago (Catapult, 2014). His stories have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, The Greensboro Review, Gulf Coast, Puerto Del Sol, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn among other journals, and he has contributed essays to The Millions, NPR, Poets & Writers, Salon, and Tin House’s “Art of the Sentence.” He is the recipient of several grants and awards, including the Richard Yates Fiction Award and Gell Residency Award.