Holly Wilson
Assistant Professor

  • Office Location: Laurentide 3218
  • Phone: (262) 472-1040
  • Email: wilsonh@uww.edu
  • Department(s): Languages & Literatures
Holly Wilson


B.A., University of Kansas

M.F.A., Wichita State University

Ph.D., Florida State University



Creative Writing, Postmodern and Contemporary Fiction, Composition



Kingsbury Fellow, Florida State University, 2009-10; Tennessee Williams Scholar, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, 2009; Wichita State University Fellow in Fiction, 2004-05




“Night Glow” New Stories from the South: The Year’s Best 2009, Algonquin, 2009

“Where’s the Beauty, Jimmy?” Narrative Magazine, spring 2008

“Teach Children, Plant Trees” Redivider, spring 2008

“Fool for Love” Northwest Review, 46:1, 2008

“Whisker Get Your Gun” Opium Magazine, #5, 2007

“The Afterlife of Limbs” Short Story, 13:2, 2007

“Gazebos” The Portland Review, 53:3, 2007

“The Assistant” Eye-Rhyme: Journal of New Literature, #8, 2005


“Mark Richard’s Fishboy” Narrative Magazine, forthcoming

“The Line Will Set You Free” The Southeast Review Writers’ Regimen, October 2009

“The Greatest Fabulist You May Not Yet Know: An Interview with Laurie Foos” The Southeast Review Online Companion, winter 2007



“Where Yearning Meets Epiphany: The Intersection of Prose Poetry and Short Short Stories.”  Associated Writing Programs panel with Robert Olen Butler, Ron Carlson, Oliver de la Paz, Deb Olin Unferth, and Justin Courter.  February 2009

“Digi-Analog: Bringing Together Print, Online, and Alternative Delivery Methods for Literary Journals.”  Associated Writing Programs panel with John Wang, Aaron Burch, and Stephen Graham Jones.  February 2009

“No Neutral Spaces: Urban Planning, Social Fictions.”  Presentation, Southwest Texas Popular Culture Conference, February 2006


College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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