Terry Lawson

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Terry Lawson

Lecturer II

6373 North Quad

Office Location(s): 6369 North Quad
Office Hours: Winter 2014: Wed., 3:00-6:00 pm
Phone: 734-615-4472
tjlawson@umich.edu

  • About

    Terry Lawson has been teaching F&V 310, an introductory screenplay writing class, since 1999 at U-M. He formerly taught film history and criticism at the University of Dayton and Wright State University. A film critic for more than 25 years, he has worked at the Detroit Free Press since 1996. He has been nominated multiple times for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism, and was a finalist in 1994. He has won numerous awards for his criticism, feature writing and opinion columns, and was named best columnist by the American Society of Features editors in 1996. His work has appeared in dozens of newspapers and magazines, including Premiere, American Film, and Esquire. He has sold 3 screenplays, one of which was produced.