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Justin Quarry

Senior Lecturer
Programming Coordinator for Undergraduate Creative Writing

Justin Quarry is a Senior Lecturer in English and Program Coordinator of Undergraduate Creative Writing at Vanderbilt University.  He holds a B.A. from Vanderbilt, where he received high honors in English, and an M.F.A. from the University of Virginia, where he was a Henry Hoyns Fellow.  His fiction has appeared in a number of publications, including TriQuarterly, The Southern Review, New England Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, and The Normal School, which awarded him its Normal Prize in Fiction.  He is also the recipient of the Robert Olen Butler Short Fiction Prize, an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Arkansas Arts Council, and a grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation, among other honors.  In addition to teaching at Vanderbilt, Quarry also serves on the faculty of the Sewanee Young Writers’ Conference at the University of the South.