Kent Meyers has published three books: a novel, The River Warren (Hungry Mind/Harcourt Brace); a collection of essays, The Witness Of Combines (University of Minnesota Press); and a collection of short stories, Light In the Crossing (St. Martin’s). The River Warren was a finalist in Barnes and Nobles Discover Series Awards, and both The River Warren and Light In the Crossing were New York Times Notable Books. The Witness Of Combines won a Minnesota Book Award and a Friends Of American Writers Award. Meyers has also published fiction and non-fiction in national literary journals, including The Georgia Review, Crazyhorse, and The Southern Review, and has won awards for several of his stories. His B.A. is from the University of Minnesota, Morris, and his M.A. is from Washington State University. He teaches English composition, Literature of the American West, Imaginative Writing, Non-western Novel, and Literature and the Environment. Meyers' fourth book, The Work Of Wolves, was published by Harcourt Brace in June of 2004.
ENGL 101 Composition
ENGL 256 Literature of the American West
ENGL 320 Non-Western Novel
ENGL 482 Advanced Creative Writing
Seminar: Literature and the Environment
MA, Washington State University, 1980
The Work of Wolves, Harcourt, 2004.Winner, Mountain and Plains Bookseller’s Association Award and the “One Book South Dakota” designation listed on The Christian Science Monitor’s best novels of 2004
Light in the Crossing, St. Martin's, 1999.
The River Warren, Hungry Mind Press/Harcourt, 1998. Finalist, Barnes and Nobles Discover Series Awards
The Witness of Combines, University of Minnesota Press, 1998. Winner, Minnesota Book Award and Friends of American Writers Award
Additional short stories and essays in The Georgia Review, The Southern Review, Crazyhorse, The South Dakota Review, and others.