John A Parras
Professor • Department of
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"Girl Gone Haywire: Reb Livingston's 'Bombyonder' and the State of the Novel"
"Carlo Mollino's Erotic Polaroids at Gagosian"
"Marouflage," a story with audio
"Song of Magsaysay," historical fiction
"Ride," a flash fiction
"Twitter Mind: On Jennifer Egan's 'Black Box'"
On V.S. Naipaul's A Bend in the River
"Poetic Prose and Imperialism: The Ideology of Form in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness"
"Literary Theory in the Creative Writing Workshop" (The Journal of Teaching Writing)
Fiction and Creative Writing; 20th-Century & Contemporary Comparative Literature
"Song of Magsaysay"; Conjunctions; 2014
Awards and Honors
Fellowships, Grants and Research
New Jersey State Council on the Arts: Fellowship in Fiction Writing
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Prose
Notable Courses Taught
Writing Sudden Fiction
Writing Experimental Fiction
The Prose Poem