Assistant Professor

Mailing Address:
Department of English
Campus Box 175 
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Office Location:

NC 4020C

By appointment

About Dr. Christopher Merkner:

Christopher Merkner is the author of the story collection The Rise & Fall of the Scandamerican Domestic.  His fiction has been anthologized in the O. Henry Prize Stories, Best American Mystery Stories, and the W.W. Norton anthology, New Micro.  He earned his MFA from the University of Florida and his PhD from the University of Denver.  

Area of Expertise:

the short story, the history of the American short story, compressed fiction, the contemporary novel, creative writing pedagogy

Courses Taught:

Narrative Form & Theory, Introduction to Creative Writing, Fiction Workshop, Advanced Fiction Workshop, The American Novel, The American Short Story