Oregon State University

Wayne Harrison


Oregon State University
Moreland 306
2550 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331 USA
Tel: 541-737-1644
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  • M.F.A. - University of Iowa Writers' Workshop
  • B.A. - University of New Haven
  • Summa Cum Laude


Wayne Harrison received an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2010, The Atlantic, Narrative Magazine, McSweeney’s, Ploughshares, Crazyhorse, The Sun, FiveChapters, New Letters, Other Voices and other magazines, and has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered. One story was Notable in Best American 2009 and one received special mention in Pushcart Prizes 2012. His short story collection Wrench was a finalist for the Serena McDonald Kennedy Award, the Spokane Prize and the Iowa Short Fiction Award.  He has won a Michener/ Copernicus fellowship, an Oregon Literary fellowship and a Fishtrap Writing Fellowship. His book reviews have been published in The San Francisco Chronicle and The Miami Herald.

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Writing, Literature, & Film 238 Moreland Hall 541.737.3244
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