Andrew Bales

Andrew Bales

Contact Information

Andrew Bales
Position Graduate Assistant: PhD Student (Creative Writing Fiction) 
Office Location McMicken Hall Room 248
Phone (513) 556-5924
Fax (513) 556-5960
Mail Location 0069


School Degree
Wichita State University
M.F.A. in Creative Writing Fiction (2012)
Wichita State University
B.A. in English, Creative Writing (2007)


Fiction Publications

Tin House (Online), “Big A, Little A” (2014)
Gargoyle, “Tori Lawson's Perfect Mouth” (2014)
Ghost Town, California State University, “Whiteout” (2013)
The Economy, “Sounds That Still Terrify Me in My Own Home” (2013)
Juked, “I am the Sea Captain, I am Lance Armstrong, I am Tonya Harding” (2012)
Reprinted in The Way We Sleep (Curbside Splendor Press) (2013)              
Bateau 5.1, “Jellyfish” (2012)
New Delta Review, Louisiana State University, “An Annotated List” (2011)
Reprinted in NDR Best of the Web 2010-2013 (2013)
Midwestern Gothic, “Pancake People” (2011)
Fast Forward: A Collection of Flash Fiction Volume 5, “Wolf Blitzer” (2011)
Johnny America, “100 Miles From Memphis” (2011)
Touchstone, Kansas State University, “Lemons” (2011)
Nano Fiction, “The Search” (2011)
Nano Fiction, “Jumper” (2011)

Fiction Awards

Glimmer Train's Very Short Story Award, Top 25 (2014)
Tennessee Williams Scholarship, Sewanee Writers’ Conference (2012)         Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers, 2nd place (2011)    
Beecher’s First Annual Fiction Contest, Runner-Up (2011)    
Stephen C. Barr Fellowship for Creative Writing    (2009-10, 2011-12)

Fiction Awards

Assistant Editor, American Short Fiction (2013-Present)
Associate Editor, NANO Fiction (2013-Present)
Assistant Editor, Mojo (2011-12)
Co-founder, Fractions Journal (2009-12)

Courses Taught

Wichita State University (2009-2014)
    English Composition I (101)
    English Composition II (102)        
    Business and Professional Writing (210)