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Lindsay Sproul

Assistant Professor


Ph.D., Florida State University

M.F.A. Columbia University

B.A. Beloit College


  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Center for Editing and Publishing
  • English


Lindsay Sproul received her MFA in Fiction from Columbia University and her PhD from Florida State University. Her short fiction has been published in EpochThe Massachusetts ReviewWitnessHayden's Ferry ReviewGlimmer Train and elsewhere, and she has received fellowships from Columbia University and The MacDowell Artist Colony. Her first two novels, forthcoming from Putnam/Penguin Random House, are both queer coming-of-age narratives. 

Classes Taught

  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • WAL: Coming of Age in the South
  • Fiction Workshop

Areas of Expertise

  • Fiction Writing
  • Young Adult Fiction
  • The Bildungsroman
  • Queer Literature and Theory
  • Gender Studies
  • Creative Nonfiction