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SC Arts Commission 2017 Prose Fellow

Jeremy Griffin


Jeremy GriffinOriginally from Louisiana, Jeremy Griffin is a lecturer in the Department of English at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C. He is the author of a collection of short fiction from Stephen F. Austin State University Press titled A Last Resort for Desperate People: Stories and a Novella. His stories and poems have appeared in such journals as the Indiana Review, the Mid-American Review, and Shenandoah. In addition, he has been a book reviewer for several publications, including the Colorado Review and the Iowa Review, and has written essays for Popmatters.com.


He received his B.A. in philosophy from Virginia Commonwealth University and his M.F.A. in creative writing from Virginia Tech. Prior to moving to South Carolina, he taught at Virginia Tech and the Virginia Military Institute. He lives in Myrtle Beach with his wife Karen and an overweight orange tabby who sleeps on her back.