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Donald Quist


MFA Faculty Member


MFA - Creative Writing

Contact Info

(989) 463-7176

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Donald Quist is author of the linked story collection “For Other Ghosts” and the essay collection “Harbors”, a Foreword INDIES Bronze Winner and International Book Awards Finalist. His writing has appeared in “AGNI”, “Poets & Writers”, “North American Review”, “Michigan Quarterly Review”, “The Rumpus” and was Notable in “Best American Essays” 2018. He is also creator of the online nonfiction series “PAST TEN”. Donald has received fellowships from Sundress Academy for the Arts and Kimbilio Fiction. Learn more.

Educational Background:

  • M.F.A. in writing Vermont College of Fine Arts
  • Ph.D. in English from the University of Missouri