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Lance Dyzak

PhD student, Graduate Teaching Associate


Lance Dyzak is a doctoral student with a concentration in Creative Fiction.


MFA University of Tennessee, 2016

English Certificate of Major - Creative Writing, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2012

B.S., Civil Engineering, University Wisconsin-Platteville, 1999


  • "Even If It's Only Me." Per Contra, Forthcoming short story
  • Reed, S. "The Mature MFA: Going back to School as an Older Student." Poets & Writers September 2015: 95-103. Print. (Interviewed)
  • "The Deer Killing Poem." Shepherd Express. n.p. Web. 26 Aug. 2012

Professional Service

  • Graduate Teaching Associate, University of Tennessee, 2015-2016
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Tennessee, 2014
  • Writing Center Tutor, 2014-2016

Awards, Honors & Grants

  • John C. Hodges Fellowship for New Graduate Students, 2014-2015, 2016-2017
  • Chancellors Fellowship, 2016
  • Hodges Fellowship, 2014

Associations & Organizations

  • Grist: The Journal for Writers, 2014-present

Contact Information

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