Michael Parker

Michael Parker

Email: mfparker@uncg.edu



M.F.A. University of Virginia-1988
B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-1984

Research Interests

Mr. Parker teaches courses in creative writing and literature on both the graduate and undergraduate level.

Selected Publications

  • Everything, Then and Since. Bull City Press, 2017.
  • All I Have in This World. Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 2014.
  • The Watery Part of the World. Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 2011.
  • Don’t Make Me Stop Now. Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 2007.
  • If You Want Me To Stay. Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 2005.
  • Virginia Lovers. Harrison: Delphinium, 2004.
  • Towns Without Rivers. New York: HarperCollins, 2001.
  • The Geographical Cure. New York: Scribner’s, 1994.
  • Hello Down There. New York: Scribner’s, 1993.

Awards and Honors

  • North Carolina Award for Literature, 2006.
  • Hobson Award in Arts and Letters, 2005.
  • Fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council, 2004.
  • Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, 2004.
  • Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fictionfor The Geographical Cure, 1994.
  • Finalist for the PEN/Hemingway prize, for Hello Down There, 1993



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