University of Iowa

Anthony Varallo

Anthony Varallo is the author of a novel, The Lines (University of Iowa Press), as well as four short story collections: This Day in History (University of Iowa Press), winner of the John Simmons Short Fiction Award and finalist for the Paterson Fiction Prize; Out Loud (University of Pittsburgh Press), winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize; Think of Me and I’ll Know (Northwestern University Press/TriQuarterly Books), finalist for the Balcones Fiction Prize; and Everyone Was There (Elixir Press), winner of the Elixir Press Fiction Award. He is a professor of English at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC, where he serves as fiction editor of Crazyhorse


Instructor Events

Weeklong July 21 to July 26 2019
Anthony Varallo

Taking Raymond Carver’s advice as our point of departure (“Get in, get out. Don’t linger. Go on.”) we will explore the virtues of writing short stories, short exercises, and other short forms, and the downside of “lingering” in fiction.