Stephen F. Austin State University

John McDermott


John McDermott, Ph.D

Office Location: LAN 214


Ph.D. - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.A. - Marquette University
B.A. - University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. John A. McDermott teaches workshops in fiction and poetry and courses on contemporary American literature. He has published criticism on Robert Bloch, Raymond Carver, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Grace Metalious, among others. His fiction, poetry, and nonfiction have appeared in a variety of journals, including Alaska Quarterly Review, Florida Review, The Pinch, and Southeast Review. He is also the author of The Idea of God in Tennessee (Aldrich Press), a collection of poetry.