Mylène Dressler

Departments and Positions:
English, Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing
School Extension 316.2068
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University of San Francisco, BA, '88
Rice University, PHD, '93

Notable Work - Fiction

  • The Deadwood Beetle (novel), Penguin Putnam
  • The Floodmakers (novel), Putnam
  • The Medusa Tree (novel), MacAdam Cage
  • The Wedding of Anna F. (novella), Untreed

Notable Work - Creative Nonfiction

  • "Live Toy, Dead Toy" (The Kenyon Review)
  • "Double Infinity" (Isthmus)
  • "End Over End" (Creative Nonfiction)
  • "The Compiler" (Flyway:  Journal of Writing and Environment)
  • “La Forme D’Une Journée.” (Poussières du Monde. Paris: Éditions François Bourin)
  • "Found" (Pilgrimage)
  • "Meeting House" (Creative Nonfiction)
  • "What Are You Afraid Of?" (Reader's Digest)

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Fiction
  • Fiction Workshop
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Contemporary Fiction
  • Anatomy of the Novel
  • Introduction to Literary Studies
  • Literary Magazine Practicum

Campus and Community Involvement

College Awards

  • Bruce G. Stewart Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Dick Dyer Award for Excellence in Club Advising