|Name:||Prof. Tommy Zurhellen|
|Title:||Associate Professor of English|
|Office Location:||Fontaine 326|
|Extension:||(845) 575-3000 ext. 2381|
|Personal Web Page:||http://www.tommyzurhellen.com|
MFA, Fiction Writing -- University of Alabama
Tommy Zurhellen is the author of the award-winning Messiah Trilogy of novels that reimagine the life of Jesus in modern-day North Dakota: Nazareth, North Dakota (2011), Apostle Islands (2012) and Armageddon, Texas (2014), all from Atticus Books. His short fiction and essays have appeared widely in literary magazines such as Carolina Quarterly, Quarterly West, Passages North, The MacGuffin, Appalachee Review, South Dakota Review, River Oak Review, Crab Creek Review, Iconoclast, Red Mountain Review, Coal City Review, and elsewhere. Tommy is also co-host of the popular writing podcast, FICTION SCHOOL.
Find more information on his writing at Tommy's website.
|Awards & Honors:||
Gold Medal, Independent Publisher Awards -- Nazareth, North Dakota (2011)
Gold Medal, Independent Publisher Awards -- Apostle Islands (2012)
Silver Medal, Independent Publisher Awards -- Armageddon, Texas (2014)