Daryl Farmer

Alaska, United States

Member Since: 11/08/2011

Daryl Farmer is the author of Bicycling Beyond the Divide, which received a Barnes and Noble Discover Award and Where We Land, a collection of short fiction. Farmer’s work has appeared in such journals as Ploughshares, terrain.orgSouth Dakota Review, and Grist. He received his Ph.D. in creative writing from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has taught writing at the University of Nebraska, Georgia Tech. and Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Currently, he is an associate professor at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, and faculty on the University of Alaska Anchorage low-residency program.

Website: www.darylfarmer.com


  • Bicycling beyond the Divide , University of Nebraska Press (March 2008)
  • Where We Land , Brighthorse Books (July 2016)


  • Barnes and Noble Discover Award(2008)
  • Alaska Literary Award(2016)
  • Nebraska Center for the Book, Short Story Honor Award(2017)


  • Associate Professor at University of Alaska Fairbanks (August 2010 - )
  • Assistant Professor at Stephen F. Austin State University (August 2008 - May 2010)


  • Doctoral Degree in Creative Nonfiction from University of Nebraska Lincoln (August 2007)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Poetry