Shawn Kerivan

Vermont, United States

Shawn Kerivan has published more than 30 short stories and articles, including newspaper columns and magazine pieces. He's published four books--2 novels, a short story collection, and nonfiction creative writing handbook/reader. Shawn teaches composition at the Community College of Vermont. He owns and operates a bed & breakfast with his wife in Vermont, where he teaches, writes, and skis.



  • Creative Writing in the Real World: A Reader for Writers , New Plains Press (May 2012)
  • Name the Boy: Short Stories , Dan River Press (April 2007)


  • Faculty Member at Community College of Vermont (September 2006 - )


  • Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from Goddard College (June 2006)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Screenwriting