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Dr. Forrest Anderson

LITERATURE: fiction; the history and development of the american short story; 20th century modern and postmodern literature (american); southern literature; composition


ForestAnderson.jpgDr. Forrest Anderson  
Assistant Professor of English

Contact Info:
Phone: (704) 637-4279          
E-mail: banderso@catawba.edu

Direct Media Relations Contact:
Tonia Black-Gold  
Chief Communications Officer  
Phone: (704) 637-4393  
E-mail: tblackgo@catawba.edu


Biography
Dr. Anderson joined the English faculty at Catawba in 2010. He earned his Ph.D. from Florida State University, where he worked for two years as an archivist and assistant for Robert Olen Butler. He is a creative writer specializing in prose fiction and has a keen interest in teaching first-year composition as well. His fiction has been thrice-nominated for Best New American Voices, has been a winner of the South Carolina Fiction Project, the James Dickey Award for Fiction, and the Piccolo Spoleto Fiction Open, and has appeared in Blackbird, The South Carolina Review, The North Carolina Literary Review, The Louisville Review, and elsewhere. His essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Narrative Magazine, The Fiction Writer's Review, The Southeast Review, The Chattahoochee Review, and Yemassee. He's recently started writing about books for The Salisbury Post in a blog called Read Salisbury.