Alexander Lumans

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Alexander Lumans was awarded a 2018 Creative Writing Grant in Prose from the National Endowment for the Arts. He was chosen by Philip Roth as the Spring 2014 Philip Roth Creative Writing Resident at Bucknell University. He was also awarded a fellowship to the 2015 Arctic Circle Residency, where he sailed in a tall ship around Svalbard, Norway. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The Paris Review, Guernica, Glimmertrain, The Walrus, Gulf Coast, TriQuarterly, Off Assignment, Story Quarterly, Black Warrior Review, American Short Fiction, Sycamore Review, Forty Stories from Harper Perennial, Blackbird, Cincinnati Review, and The Normal School, among others. He has been awarded fellowships to MacDowell, Yaddo, VCCA, Brush Creek, Blue Mountain Center, and Norton Island as well as scholarships to the RopeWalk, Sewanee, and Bread Loaf Writers Conferences. He received the 2015 Wabash Fiction Prize from Sycamore Review, the 2013 Gulf Coast Fiction Prize, and the 2011 Barry Hannah Fiction Prize from Yalobusha Review. He graduated from the M.F.A. Fiction Program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and now teaches at University of Colorado Denver and Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

Classes with Alexander Lumans

8-Week: Writing Ecological Fiction

8-Week: Writing Ecological Fiction

October 23, 2019

Alexander Lumans's Articles

The Lookout

What is Present

March 10, 2017

In Donald Barthelme’s short story “See the Moon,” from his collection Sixty Stories, the narrator says, “Fra