Fred G. Leebron





Campus Box 0397


Breidenbaugh Hall
Room 301B
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400


MFA University of Iowa, 1989
MA Johns Hopkins University, 1986
Fulbright Scholar, 1984
MA Princeton University, 1983

Fred Leebron, a graduate of Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University, and The University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, has published stories in magazines and anthologies such as Tin House, DoubleTake, Grand Street, Ploughshares, North American Review, Triquarterly, and Flash Fiction. He is author of the novels Out West, Six Figures, and In the Middle of All This; co-editor of Postmodern American Fiction: A Norton Anthology; and co-author of Creating Fiction: A Writer's Companion. The Canadian production of Six Figures premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2005, and the film rights for his short story "Life in Wartime" has been optioned several times. Awards for his writing include an O. Henry Award, a Puschart Prize, a Wallace Stegner Fellowship, a James Michener Award, a Fulbright Scholarship, a Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown Fellowship, and two fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. He has taught at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Iowa, and Stanford University, and currently he also serves as Program Director of the Low Residency M.F.A. in Creative Writing at Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina, and as Director for the Tinker Mountain Writers Workshop at Hollins University. His personal essays appear frequently in publications such as More Magazine, Parenting Magazine, and Redbook and have been anthologized in trade market anthologies such as The Eleventh Draft (HarperCollins), Money Changes Everything (Doubleday), and The Bastard on the Couch (HarperCollins).