Laura Thomas

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LH Thomas

Lecturer and Program Head, Creative Writing

Office Location(s): B530 East Quad
Phone: 734.763.1856

  • About

    Laura Thomas, Lecturer IV, is the program head for the Residential College’s creative writing program. She is the major advisor, and is also an RC academic advisor. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including The Cimarron Review, Nimrod International Journal, Epiphany, Witness, Wake, and Midwestern Gothic. Thomas is also a contributor to Ghost Writers: Us Haunting Them, an award-winning collection of stories by noted Michigan authors published by Wayne State University Press. Her novella, An Uneven Recovery, was recently published by Novella-T. Thomas, an U-M and RC graduate, holds an MA in Slavic Languages and Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MFA from the Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She is the recipient of U-M’s Individual Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education, as well as a number of University grants for her creative work and professional activities.