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Ron A. Austin, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor


B.A., Saint Louis University, 2007

M.F.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2011


Research Interests

Postmodernism, Speculative Fiction, African Diaspora, Industrialism, Contemporary Prose Writing, Graphic Narratives, City Gothic, Writing Communities.

Publications and Media Placements


Selected Book Review
Selected Short Stories  
  • “Brand New Plagues” Boulevard (2020)
  • “Neck Bones” New Stories from the Midwest (2019)
  • “Teeth's Story” Juked (2018)
  • “Muscled Clean Out the Dirt” Black Warrior Review (2017)
  • “Cauldron” Story Quarterly (2017)
Selected Interviews