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Bill Oliver

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Bill Oliver

Payne 302
540.458.8278
oliverb@wlu.edu

Education

Ph.D., English, University of Virginia
M.A., English, University of Kansas
B.A., English and History, Rockhurst College

Research

Fiction

Teaching

WRIT 100—First Year Writing Seminar: Misfits, Rebels, and Outcasts
English 204: Creative Writing
English 226: American Literature: Romantic to Modern
English 227: American Literature: WWII to Present
English 366: Contemporary American Short Story
English 368: Modern American Novel
English 369: American Novel, WWII to Present

Selected Publications

Women & Children First: Stories. Mid-List P, 1998.

Passion and Craft: Conversations with Notable Writers. U of Illinois P, 1998.

Short stories in The Virginia Quarterly Review, Carolina Quarterly, Indiana Review, Florida Review, New Letters, Laurel Review, Descant, and others.

Essays and interviews in Contemporary Literature, Southern Literary Journal, New England Review, The Literary Review, Flannery O'Connor Bulletin, Crazyhorse, New Letters, and others.

Work in Progress

Excursions (stories)

Necessary Evils (novel)