Dr. John Fleming

Florida, United States

Member Since: 09/24/2012

John Henry Fleming the author of Songs for the Deaf, a story collection, Fearsome Creatures of Florida, a literary bestiary, The Book I Will Write, a serial novel-in-emails, and The Legend of the Barefoot Mailman, a novel. He's the co-editor of 15 Views Volume II: Corridor.  His stories have appeared in McSweeney's, The North American Review, Mississippi Review, Fourteen Hills, Atticus Review, Kugelmass, and Carve, among others. He serves as Creative Writing Program Director at the University of South Florida and is the founder and advisory editor of Saw Palm: Florida Literature and Art

Website: http://www.johnhenryfleming.com/

Twitter Username: @FearsomeTweeter


  • Songs for the Deaf , Burrow Press (March 1, 2015)
  • 15 Views Volume II: Corridor , Burrow Press (2013)
  • The Book I Will Write , Atticus Books (2013)
  • Fearsome Creatures of Florida , Pocol Press (2009)
  • The Legend of the Barefoot Mailman , Faber and Faber (1996)


  • Individual Artist Fellowship, State of Florida(2015)
  • Individual Artist Fellowship, State of Florida(2005)


  • Professor at University of South Florida (August 2001 - )
  • Assistant Professor at Saint Mary's College of California (August 1997 - August 2001)


  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Virginia (May 1986)
  • Master of Arts in Creative Writing from University of Southern Mississippi (May 1991)
  • Doctoral Degree in Creative Writing from University of Louisiana - Lafayette (May 1994)

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