Department of Writing

Assistant Professor. B.A., Kenyon College  University of Exeter; M.F.A., Arizona State University.



Caitlin Horrocks is author of the story collection This Is Not Your City (Sarabande Books, 2011). The book has been named a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice, a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, and one of the top 100 books of 2011 by the San Francisco Chronicle. Her stories appear in The New Yorker, The Best American Short Stories, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, The Pushcart Prize, The Paris Review, Tin House, One Story, and elsewhere. Her work has won awards including the Plimpton Prize and a Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Fellowship. She is a fiction editor at West Branch. For a full list of publications and events, please see


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