Paul Crenshaw

Assistant Professor of English
Whitley 306
2338 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244 (336) 278-5770


M.F.A in Fiction Writing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

B.F.A in Creative Writing, Arkansas Tech University

Grants Awarded

North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship in Fiction Writing, 2011

Southern Humanites Review Editor's Prize, Winter 2010

Thomas H. Carter prize in nonfiction, 2006, Shenandoah Literary Journal

Rhino Editor's Prize, 2003

Fred Chappell Fellowship, UNC-Greensboro, 2001-2002



Text, Mind and World: An Introduction to Literary Criticism, With Rosemary Haskell and Richard Lee. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2007.

Best American Essays 2005, and 2011 (Notable essays in 2007 and 2008)

North American Review: 2001, 2006, 2011

Southern Humanities Review: 2004, 2010

Other stories, essays, and poems in Shenandoah, Connecticut Review, Southwest Review, Southeast Review, Tampa Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Clackamas Literary Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, South Dakota Review, Evansville Review, and Sycamore Review.


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