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Oberlechner, Steve

English Professor | Academy Hall, Room 208C

Education: MFA in Creative Writing, West Virginia University, 2003 BA in English, Duquesne University, 1999 Courses Taught: Composition and Writing 101 and 102 Introduction to Creative Writing Creative Writing Workshop: Fiction Topics in Creative Writing Public Communication First Year Seminar University Service: Currently serving on the: Social Justice Council, Instructional Resources Committee, College Wide Review Committee, Frasure-Singleton Selection Committee Publications: Literary essays have appeared in The Gettysburg Review and Prairie Schooner Short fiction has appeared in The Cortland Review, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, and Spittoon: A Literary Journal of Contemporary Forms Research Interests: Trends in contemporary fiction and literary nonfiction. Conference Presentations: Read literary nonfiction at the 2012 and 2014 West Virginia Association of College English Teachers (WVACET) Conferences

Fun Facts About Yourself: Married to Cassandra Pritts, History Professor at Potomac State College. Avid backpacker/long-distance hiker—hiked the northernmost 1400 miles of the Appalachian Trail.