Department of English

Drew Perry

Drew PerryAssociate Professor of English
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A family man, Drew Perry writes about relatable challenges and fears involving fatherhood, parenting, marriage, love, and life in general. He is the author of several short ficition, poetry and nonfiction works. His first novel "This Is Just Exactly Like You" was a finalist for the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, a Best-of-the-Year pick from The Atlanta Journal Constitution and a SIBA Okra pick. His second novel, "Kids These Days," was an Amazon Best-of-the-Month pick and was named to Kirkus Reviews "Winter's Best Bets" and "Books So Funny You're Guaranteed to Laugh" lists. 


B.A. in Education, Florida State University
M.A. in Mass Communication--Telecommunications, University of Florida
Ph.D. in Mass Communication, University of Florida

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