Assistant Prof of Fiction Position

Fiction writers! Speculative writers! Writers with backgrounds in global indigenous and/or postcolonial literatures! My department at Western Washington University is hiring a long-form speculative fiction writer! Please help me spread the word, and consider applying yourself!


  • tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Sept 2020
  • quarter system teaching assignment: 2-2-2
  • courses in the undergrad creative writing, literature, and MFA programs
  • MFA or PhD required
  • primary expertise in long-form speculative fiction
  • experience in global indigenous literatures and/or postcolonial literatures (for example black speculative fiction, Latinx speculative fiction)
  • experience cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • secondary expertise in multigenre writing and/or creative nonfiction writing
  • demonstrated expertise in any area of historically marginalized writing

Benefits include proximity to ocean and mountains, deer wandering across campus, and all the weirdness of Portland and Seattle without the traffic. (Actual medical and dental benefits, too.)

Click the link below for more information, or contact me with questions!