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Contact & Location

Moscow

Department of English

Physical Address:
Brink Hall 200
(208) 885-6156 phone
(208) 885-5944 fax
englishdept@uidaho.edu

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

Doug Heckman

Doug Heckman


Office: Brink Hall 120
Email: dheckman@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: English Department - University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department of English
Director, M.F.A. Program

With UI Since 2010


  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Creative writing
    • Western American literature
    • contemporary American literature
  • Biography
    Doug has taught creative writing and literature at the University of Washington, Wenatchee Valley College and Creighton University. His fiction, essays and interviews have appeared in numerous publications, including Other Voices; Beloit Fiction Journal; War, Literature and the Arts; Seattle Review; and Powder Magazine. He was the recipient of the Loren D. Milliman Fellowship at the University of Washington, and received a University of Nebraska Press Scholarship for work on a novel. An avid skier, hiker and runner, Doug is excited to be living within three hours of anything outdoor related.
  • Selected Publications

    Short Stories

    • “Velocity,” McCroskey Memorial Internet Playhouse, 2009
    • “Summer Grass,” Eleventh Hour Productions, 2005
    • “Leading Role,” Jack Straw Productions, 2005
    • “Season Tickets,” Jack Straw Productions, 2002
    • “Rossi’s Girl,” War, Literature and the Arts, 2001
    • “A Moment of Skiing,” Powder Magazine, February 2001
    • “Suspended,” Beloit Fiction Journal, Spring 2001
    • “Gardens,” Other Voices, Spring/Summer 2000
    • “Potted Plants,” Reed, Spring 2000
    • “Beige Phone,” Weber Studies, Winter 2000


    Essays

    • “Quarry,” War, Literature and the Arts, Spring/Summer 2000

     

    Interviews

    • “Fitting in the West.” An interview with Rick Bass. Seattle Review, January 2003
  • Awards and Honors
    University of Nebraska Press Scholarship, 2007
    Loren D. Milliman Fellowship, University of Washington, 2002
    Jack Straw Writers Program, Seattle, WA, 2001-2002
    Marjorie M. Folendorf Award for Creative Writing, San Jose State University, 2000
    Lois King Thore Scholarship Award, San Jose State University, 2000
    Phelan Awards:  Short Story, winner, San Jose State University, 2000