Profile

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.

Education

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

Connie May Fowler

Faculty, MFA in Writing; Director, Novel Retreat

Ralph Angel

Faculty, MFA in Writing

Mark Cox

Faculty, MFA in Writing

Brian Leung

Faculty, MFA in Writing

Trinie Dalton

Faculty, MFA in Writing; MFA in Writing & Publishing

Tomás Q. Morín

Faculty, MFA in Writing