Mary Morris

BA, Tufts College. MPhil, Columbia University. Novelist, short-story writer, and writer of travel literature. Author of the novels Crossroads, The Waiting Room, The Night Sky, House Arrest, Acts of God, and Revenge; the short story collections Vanishing Animals and Other Stories, The Bus of Dreams, and The Lifeguard Stories; the travel memoirs Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone and Wall to Wall: From Beijing to Berlin by Rail; an anthology of the travel literature of women, Maiden Voyages and Angels and Aliens: A Journey West. Recent work in Atlantic Monthly, Narrative, and Ploughshares; recipient of the Rome Prize in Literature and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and Creative Artists Public Service Awards. SLC, 1994–

Courses taught in Writing

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • The Source of Stories: Writing From Your Own Experience: Mixed-Genre Workshop
  • Writing the Dark Side: Murder, Mayhem, and Mystery
2012-2013
  • Edgy Memoirs
  • First-Year Studies: The Source of Stories: Writing from Your Own Experience
2011-2012
  • Connected Collections
  • Edgy Memoirs

Courses taught in MFA Writing Program

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Fiction Workshop
2012-2013
  • Fiction Writing Workshop

Connect with Mary Morris

Selected Publications

Mary Morris

Mary Morris