John Tait, Ph.D., M.F.A.   Associate Professor @  UNT

John Tait, Ph.D., M.F.A.

Associate Professor @ UNT

About Me

John Tait’s short stories have appeared in Narrative, Crazyhorse, Southwest Review, TriQuarterly, Prairie Schooner, The Sun, Michigan Quarterly, and elsewhere and have been reprinted in New Stories from the Southwest and the Crazyhorse 50th Anniversary Anthology. He has been the recipient of Canada Council for the Arts Grant for Emerging Writers and has also received the Everett Southwest Literary Award, the Tobias Wolff Fiction Award, the Rick DeMarinis Award, as well as first prize in the H. E. Francis Literary Competition, the Dogwood Fiction Awards, and the River City Fiction Awards. He is an Associate Professor of fiction-writing at the University of North Texas and fiction editor of American Literary Review. He is originally a native of Ontario, Canada.