ProfessorEmail: paul.griner @ louisville.edu
Office Hours: Spring Term: TTh 1:30-2:30 and by appointment
Paul Griner, a former Fulbright Scholar, is the author of the short story collection Follow Me (Random House), a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers pick, and the novels Collectors (Random House) and The German Woman (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). His work has been published in Tin House, One Story, Ploughshares, Playboy, Zoetrope, The Telegraph of India, and many other magazines, journals, and anthologies, and has been translated into a half dozen languages. His novel Second Life will be published by Counterpoint/Soft Skull in January 2015. His collection of stories Hurry Please, I Want To Know, will be published by Sarabande in June 2015.
He is the recipient of UofL’s Outstanding Teaching Awards at both the college and university levels as well as well as the Graduate School’s Outstanding Mentor Award. He has a BA in History from the University of New Hampshire, an MA in Romance Languages and Literatures from Harvard, and an MA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University.
MA Creative Writing, Syracuse University
MA Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
BA History, University of New Hampshire
Creative Writing: Fiction (Novel and short story), creative non-fiction, poetry.
The development of the short story in Europe, America and Latin America
Latin-American poetry and prose
The literature of Nature