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Victoria Barrett

Assistant Professor

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RB 2113  Phone: 765-285-8416  

Department of English
Robert Bell Building (RB), Room 297
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

I specialize in the writing, editing, and publishing of fiction and teach freshman Writing Program courses and introduction to creative writing. My fiction has appeared in Colorado Review, Puerto del Sol, Confrontation, Massachusetts Review, and You Must Be This Tall to Ride. I co-edit Freight Stories with faculty member and fiction writer Andrew Scott; we have published many nationally renowned writers, among them Lee Martin, Robin Black, Daniel Wallace, Larry Watson, and Robert Boswell.

I also serve as editor and publisher of Engine Books, an independent fiction press; current titles include Shambles and On the Outskirts of Normal by Debra Monroe and Other Heartbreaks by National Book Award finalist Patricia Henley; future titles include novels by Myfanwy Collins and Sybil Baker and a story collection by Gregory Spatz, among others.

Areas of Specialization:
Fiction Writing, Editing of Fiction, Publishing, Long and Short Forms

Courses
Undergraduate:
Composition 1 and 2
Introduction to Creative Writing