INTERVIEW WITH DOUG LAWSON
When did you first feel like a writer?
What's your philosophy about teaching a writing class?
If you could meet any fictional character, who would it be and why?
Doug Lawson’s fiction has been cited as a 2014 Distinguished Story by the Best American anthology, received an Honorable Mention from the O. Henry Awards, and has appeared in a good number of literary publications, including multiple times in Glimmer Train Stories and the Mississippi Review, as well as in Passages North, the Sycamore Review, and other places. He’s won Glimmer Train’s yearly Fiction Open, received a Transatlantic Review Award for fiction, a Henfield award, and a fellowship from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, and his books include A Patrimony of Fishes, Beasts of the Walking City (as Del Law), and Bigfoots in Paradise (forthcoming from Red Hen Press). He lives in downtown Cville, and his blog is online at HouseonBearMountain.com.
WHAT WRITERHOUSE STUDENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT DOUG
Doug is a brand new instructor here at WriterHouse. For updates regarding student feedback, please check his page after the Winter 2017 term.
“The Night Witches” published by New World Writing