John W. Holman

John Holman is the author of a short story collection, Squabble and Other Stories, and a novel, Luminous Mysteries. His written work has also appeared in various anthologies and such publications as The New Yorker, Mississippi Review, Crescent Review, Appalachee Quarterly, Carolina Quarterly, Oxford American and Alabama Literary Review. He also has written on issues related to the teaching of creative writing.

Holman has received grants and awards for his writing from the Winston-Salem Arts Council, the North Carolina Cultural Arts Coalition, the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation and the University of South Florida Research and Creative Scholarship Fund.

At Georgia State University, Holman teaches graduate and undergraduate fiction writing. He is frequently invited to speak and read his fiction at other universities, literary workshops and professional conferences. His hosts have included The Brockport Writers’ Forum, The Manhattan Theater Club and the Florida Suncoast Writers’ Conference.