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Allen, Kevin (MFA)

Instructor II
Department of Language & Literature
Office: RH 0114
Phone: 239-590-7973

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MFA, Florida International University, 2007
MA, Florida Atlantic University, 1992
BA, Southern Illinois University, 1985

Research and Teaching Interests

Composition, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Journalism


He has also been an editor for a book publisher and fiction editor of the literary magazine Gulf Stream. His fiction most recently appeared in the anthology Miami Noir. His work as a journalist has won awards from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, the National Society of Professional Journalists, the Florida Bar Association, and the American Lung Association.

Grants & Awards

His fiction won the Florida International University Literary Award and was nominated for the Best New American Voices and the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award.