Assistant Professor of Creative Writing
Jon Chopan is a writer, teacher, and editor. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Glimmer Train, Hotel Amerika, The Southampton Review, Post Road, and elsewhere. Professor Chopan has worked as an editor and reader for Sweet, Prime Number Magazine, and Epiphany. His first book, a memoir in stories, Pulled from the River was published by Black Lawrence Press. His second, a collection of linked short stories about the war in Iraq, was the winner of The 2017 Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction and was published by The University of Massachusetts Press. Professor Chopan teaches courses in fiction and nonfiction as well as study abroad courses that explore travel writing, and editing and publishing through The Gower Street Press.