CSU-Fresno Writing Residency

18 December 2006

California State University, Fresno. Distinguished Writer in Residence for fall 2007 or spring 2008. The MFA program in Creative Writing invites applications for a one-semester position for a writer of creative nonfiction. Salary competitive. Appointment is for one semester only. The Visiting Writer normally teaches two graduate courses in creative writing to students in the MFA program. In addition, the successful candidate will be asked to give at least one public reading &/or lecture on writing, meet informally with students & faculty, & may be asked to visit undergraduate classes on occasion.

Qualifications: MFA or PhD preferred. A record of distinguished publication (at least one book) & significant teaching experience required The successful candidate must have the ability to work
effectively with faculty, staff & students from diverse ethnic, cultural, & socioeconomic backgrounds. Online application form available on the Web site:

Applicants should submit a letter of application; an up-to-date c.v.; three letters of recommendation; names, addresses, telephone numbers, & e-mail addresses for five references. All materials should be sent directly to: Prof. Corrinne Hales, Search Committee Chair, MFA Program in Creative Writing, California State University, Fresno, 5245 N. Backer Ave., M/S PB98, Fresno, CA 93740-8001. Phone: (559) 278-8753. Fax: (559) 278-7321. E-mail: . Open Until Filled: to ensure the fullest consideration of their application, applicants are encouraged to have all application materials on file by December 15.

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