Clark Knowles

Office: English, Hamilton Smith Hall Rm 330L, Durham, NH 03824

Clark Knowles received his M.A. in fiction writing from the University of New Hampshire, and his M.F.A. in Writing from Bennington College. The Arts Council of the State of New Hampshire awarded him an Individual Fellowship for the year 2009 in recognition of his creative work. In 2011, the University of New Hampshire presented Knowles with an Excellence in Teaching Award. His fiction has appeared in recent issues of The Collagist, Harpur Palate, Conjunctions, Limestone, Nimrod, Eclipse, and Glimmer Train Stories.

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 401: First-Year Writing
  • ENGL 401H: Honors/First-Year Writing
  • ENGL 526: Intro to Fiction Writing
  • ENGL 625: Intermediate Fiction Workshop
  • ENGL 701: Adv Fiction Writing Workshop
  • ENGL 807: Topic/Fiction:Form & Technique


  • M.A., Creative Writing, University of New Hampshire
  • M.F.A., Bennington College
  • B.A., Literature, George Mason University

Research Interests

  • Composition
  • Creative process/journey/discovery
  • Slow/close reading
  • Writing: fiction
  • Writing: short stories