Devin Murphy

Devin Murphy


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Ph.D., English/Creative Writing, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.F.A., Creative Writing/Fiction, Colorado State University
M.A. and B.A., English Studies/American Literature, St. Bonaventure University


Writing of Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry

20th and 21st Century Literature

Form and Technique courses in Fiction, Nonfiction


Devin Murphy is a national bestselling author of the novels The Boat Runner and Tiny Americans published by Harper Perennial. These books have been selected as Barnes & Noble Discover New Writers, Illinois Reads, and book of the year by the Chicago Writer’s Association and Society of Midland Authors. His short story collection, Unbend the River, is published by Black Lawrence Press. His recent work appears in The Chicago Tribune, Glimmer Train, The Missouri Review, The Sun, and Outside Magazine as well as many others.


Creative Writing Committee