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Jones, Stephen Graham Professor and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Endowed Chair

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Research Areas research areas

Research

research overview

  • Stephen Graham Jones' research is focused on fiction, be it commercial, literary, achingly conventional or surprisingly innovative. Jones writes novels and short stories and studies various aspects of horror literature and horror cinema.

keywords

  • fiction, horror fiction, horror literature, science fiction, fantasy fiction, genre fiction, commercial fiction, short fiction, short story, short stories, innovative fiction, screenwriting, screenplays, flash fiction, snap fiction, prose poetry, horror movies, horror cinema, horror film, horror films

Publications

selected publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • ENGL 3031 - Studies in Creative Writing for Nonmajors
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    How do stories work, and what's involved with writing them and then getting them out into the world? This course will, through lectures and recitation, work through the many techniques writers use to pull the reader ahead page by page�dialogue, exposition, prose, structure, and the rest�as well as the various mechanisms by which that writing can make its way out into the world.
  • ENGL 3051 - Intermediate Fiction Workshop
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Intermediate course in fiction writing. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours.
  • ENGL 3246 - Topics in Popular Culture
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Studies special topics in popular culture; specially designed for English majors. Topics vary each semester. May be repeated for a total of 6 credit hours for different topics.
  • ENGL 3856 - Topics in Genre Studies
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Studies special topics in genre studies; specially designed for English majors. Topics vary each semester. May be repeated for a total of 6 credit hours for different topics.
  • ENGL 4051 - Advanced Fiction Workshop
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Advanced course in fiction writing. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours.
  • ENGL 4071 - Screenwriting Workshop
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Designed to give students practical criticism of their script writing and technical format requirements. Either stage plays or screenplays are studied, as announced. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours.
  • ENGL 5239 - Fiction Workshop
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Designed to give students time and impetus to generate fiction and discussion of it in an atmosphere at once supportive and critically serious. Enrollment requires admission to the Creative Writing Graduate Program or the instructor's approval of an application manuscript. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours.
  • ENGL 5299 - Studies in Fiction
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Addresses contemporary fiction, and/or literary works important for contemporary fiction. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • ENGL 5309 - Playwriting
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
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Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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