MFA in Writing

Larry Sutin / Faculty, CNF/Fiction

Larry Sutin, VCFA Writing Program

Larry Sutin, nonfiction writer, is the author of A Postcard Memoir (Graywolf, ’00), Do What Thou Wilt: A Life of Aleister Crowley (St. Martin’s Press, ’00), Jack and Rochelle: A Holocaust Story of Love and Resistance (Graywolf, ’00), winner of the Society of Midland Authors Award and the Minnesota Book Award, and Divine Invasions: A Life of Philip K. Dick (Harmony Books, ’89), winner of the Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire ’95.

He also edited The Shifting Realities of Philip K. Dick: Selected Literary and Philosophical Works (Pantheon Books, ’95). All Is Change: The Two-Thousand-Year Journey of Buddhism to the West (Little Brown, ‘06) was his first historical work, and his most recent book is his first novel, When to Go into the Water (Sarabande, ‘09). Larry was a featured essay commentator for Minnesota Public Radio from 1990 to 1995, has taught at Hamline Univ., and is currently the writer-in-residence at St. John’s Univ. in Collegeville, MN. He recently won “Teacher of the Year Award” from The Assoc. of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs, a national association. He has also taught at the Split Rock Summer Arts Program for several years.