Timothy Schaffert

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Associate Professor
(402) 472-0908
328 Andrews Hall

Office Hours

Tuesday,  Thursday,  1:00 pm-2:00 pm


University of Nebraska-Lincoln, BA

University of Arizona, MFA

Areas of Specialty

Creative Writing

Fiction Writing

Courses Regularly Taught
  • Fiction Writing
  • Twentieth Century Fiction
Selected Publications and Projects

“The Swan Gondola” (a novel, forthcoming in 2014 from Riverhead/Penguin)

“The Coffins of Little Hope” (a novel, Unbridled Books, 2011)

“Devils in the Sugar Shop” (a novel, Unbridled Books, 2007)

“The Singing and Dancing Daughters of God” (a novel, Unbridled Books, 2005)

“The Phantom Limbs of the Rollow Sisters” (a novel, Blue Hen/Penguin, 2002)


Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers

New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

Book Sense pick

Nebraska Book Award

Henfield/Transatlantic Review Award

Mary Roberts Rinehart Award