Name:  Dustin M. Hoffman
Title:  Professor; Director of Graduate Studies in English
Education:  Ph.D., English with a Creative Writing Emphasis in Fiction, Western Michigan University
M.F.A., Creative Writing/Fiction, Bowling Green State University
B.A., English with a Creative Writing Emphasis, Western Michigan University
Office:  262 Bancroft Hall   
Phone:  803/323-2545
Area(s):  Creative Writing, Short Story, Contemporary Literature, Working-Class Literature


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Dustin M. Hoffman directs the Graduate English Program and teaches creative writing and literature at Winthrop University. His first story collection One Hundred-Knuckled Fist won the 2015 Prairie Schooner Book Prize and was named a Michigan Notable Book. He is also the author of the collections No Good for Digging and Secrets of the Wild (word west press). He spent ten years painting houses in Michigan before getting his M.F.A. in fiction from Bowling Green State University and his Ph.D. in creative writing from Western Michigan University. More than 90 of his stories have appeared in magazines, including Black Warrior ReviewSaturday Evening PostSmokeLong QuarterlyThe Threepenny Review, Gulf Coast, Alaska Quarterly Review, and One Story. He is currently working on a novel and is always revising more stories.