Faculty Profile

Susan Perabo

Professor of English, Writer-in-Residence (1996)

Contact Information

on sabbatical Spring 2016


East College Room 307


She teaches beginning and advanced workshops in fiction, as well as modern and contemporary literature classes that focus heavily on form and technique. Her recent published work includes a collection of short stories, a novel, and non-fiction essays for magazines and anthologies.


  • B.A., Webster University, 1989
  • M.F.A., University of Arkansas, 1994.

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

ENGL 101 Contemporary British Fiction
This class will explore the the various elements that have characterized British novels and short stories in recent decades. Authors may include Anthony Burgess, Graham Swift, Martin Amis, Pat Barker, Angela Carter, Ian McEwan, Emma Healey, and Kazuo Ishiguro.

ENGL 218 Creative Writ:Poetry & Fiction
An introductory creative writing workshop in poetry and fiction.

ENGL 317 Adv Creative Writing: Fiction
Writing and discussion of fiction. Prerequisite: 218 or permission of the instructor.