Micah Stack, MFA

Teaching Assistant Professor


Micah Stack received his M.A. in literature from the University of Southern Mississippi, where he specialized in 20th and 21st-century American literature. In 2014, he received his MFA in fiction writing from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where he was a Truman Capote Fellow and a Teaching-Writing Fellow.

His short story, "The G.R.I.E.F.," originally published in the Oxford American, recently won a Pushcart Prize and appeared in The Pushcart Prize XLI: Best of the Small Presses (2017 Edition).

His fiction and book reviews also have appeared in Juked, Gemini Magazine, The Rumpus, and Fiction Advocate. He has taught courses in composition, literature, business and technical writing, and creative writing. He is currently at work on both a novel and a collection of interrelated short stories.


  • MFA, Creative Writing (Fiction), University of Iowa (Iowa Writers' Workshop), 2014
  • M.A., American Literature, University of Southern Mississippi, 2005
  • B.A., Mass Communications, Nicholls State University, 2002