Senior Lecturer at Indiana University and Director of the Indiana University Writers' Conference.
M.A., Arizona State University, 1991
B.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1987
Fiction in Ploughshares and THE HABIT OF ART: BEST STORIES FROM THE INDIANA UNIVERSITY FICTION WORKSHOP (Indiana University Press, 2005). Book review in Ms. Magazine.
Booth Tarkington Thesis Year Fellowship in Fiction, 2005. Omar CastaŅeda Fellowship in Fiction, Indiana University, 2002-03