Loyola University Maryland

Writing Department

Lucas Southworth

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Assistant Professor of WritingPicture of Lucas Southworth


Maryland Hall 043N
Writing Department
Loyola University Maryland
4501 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21210

Phone: (410) 617-5053
Fax: (410) 617-2934 


University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa MFA Creative Writing (2009)
Iowa State University-Iowa MA English, Specialization in Creative Writing (2005)
Knox College-Illinois BA English Literature (2001)

Courses Taught

WR100 Effective Writing
WR230 The Art of Poetry and Fiction
WR244 The Fundamentals of Film Studies
WR344 Advanced Fiction: The Short Story
WR 335 Writing for the Screen and TV


Everyone Here Has a Gun (University of Massachusetts Press)

Select Short Stories:

“The Pond,” DIAGRAM, 2015
“Last Winter Among the Coyotes,” Meridian, 2015
“Copycats,” Willow Springs, 2015
“A Murder in Four Shorts,” TriQuarterly, 2014
“Her Last Friday,” Rappahannock Review, 2014
“There Isn’t Any Ghost,” Hayden’s Ferry Review, 2014
“Blood,” Black Warrior Review Online, 2013
“An Introduction to James Gatrell’s Journals and Letters,” Web Conjunctions, 2012.

Here is my Vitae in PDF.