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M.F.A. Creative Writing

English Department

Physical Address:
200 Brink Hall

Mailing Address:
English Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

Phone: 208-885-6156

Fax: 208-885-5944

Email: creativewriting@uidaho.edu

Web: English

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Tobias Wray

Tobias Wray

Director, Creative Writing Programs

Office

Brink Hall 203

Mailing Address

English Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

Ph.D., Creative Writing, Poetry, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2017

M.F.A., Creative Writing Poetry and Translation, University of Arkansas, 2012

B.A., English-Creative Writing and French Literature, University of Minnesota, 2005

Tobias Wray directs the Creative Writing Programs for graduate and undergraduate students. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Blackbird, Bellingham Review, Texas Review, Third Coast, Wasafiri: International Contemporary Writing and Spoon River Poetry Review. He has served as an editor for cream city review an, until 2017, coordinated Eat local :: Read Local at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a program that partners local restaurants with poets from Milwaukee and Madison. He is currently working on a full-length poetry manuscript.

Some of his work is published with the Academy of American Poetry, as well as in American Literary Review, Bellingham Review, Blackbird, The Fourth River, Mid-American Review, North American Review, Southern Indiana ReviewSpoon River Poetry Review, Texas Review, and Third Coast.

  • Edward W. Ryan Poetry Prize, Academy of American Poets, 2016
  • Finalist, James Wright Poetry Award, 2016
  • Finalist, Indiana Review 1/2 K Prize, 2015 
  • Finalist, The Iowa Review Award, 2015
  • The James A. Sappenfield Fellowship, 2015
  • Finalist, Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellowship, 2014
  • Finalist, American Literary Review Poetry Prize, 2014
  • Finalist, Black Warrior Review Poetry Prize, 2010, 2014

  • Poetry Writing
  • Closet Dramas and Verse Plays
  • Narrative Poetics
  • Gender Studies
  • Queer Literature and Theory

M.F.A. Creative Writing

English Department

Physical Address:
200 Brink Hall

Mailing Address:
English Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

Phone: 208-885-6156

Fax: 208-885-5944

Email: creativewriting@uidaho.edu

Web: English

Directory Map