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Laura Hoffer

Laura Hoffer

Laura Hoffer

Senior Lecturer

522 McClung Tower

Laura Hoffer specializes in fiction writing, earning her Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing at The University of Tennessee.  Place inspires much of her own writing, and her literary scholarship interests include 20th and 21st century Southern U.S. and Latin American literature.  She teaches creative writing classes in fiction and nonfiction, as well as literature and composition courses.


  • B.A. College of Charleston (1997)
  • M.F.A. Pennsylvania State University (2001)
  • Ph.D. The University of Tennessee (2007)

Regularly Taught Courses

  • English 232: American Literature II: Civil War to the Present
  • English 253: Introduction to Fiction
  • English 255:  Public Writing
  • English 364: Writing Fiction
  • English 369:  Writing Creative Nonfiction