Adam McOmber is the author of The White Forest: A Novel (Touchstone), as well as two collections of short stories: My House Gathers Desires (BOA) and This New & Poisonous Air (BOA).

His work has been included in The Year’s Best Speculative Gay Fiction and Best Microfiction and shortlisted for Best American Fantasy and Best Horror of the Year. His stories have appeared recently in Conjunctions, Kenyon Review, Fairy Tale Review, and Diagram.

Adam is an Ohio native, now residing in Los Angeles. He teaches in the Writing program at University of California Los Angeles and in the MFA in Writing program at Vermont College of Fine Arts. He is on the faculty of the VCFA Novel Retreat and serves as one of its manuscript mentors.


MFA - Creative Writing | Indiana University
BA - English | Ohio University

David Wojahn

Faculty, MFA in Writing

Patrick Madden

Faculty, MFA in Writing

Nance Van Winckel

Faculty, MFA in Writing

Matthew Dickman

Faculty, MFA in Writing; Visiting Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Elena Passarello

Faculty, MFA in Writing

Douglas Glover

Faculty, MFA in Writing