Anthony Tognazzini

(he/him/his)

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

Areas of Study

Education

  • Master of Fine Arts, Indiana University
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Santa Cruz

Biography

Anthony Tognazzini’s recent fiction has appeared in Electric Literature, StoryQuarterly, Guernica, Crazyhorse, and TriQuarterly, among other journals as well as on NPR’s Selected Shorts and in Norton’s 2018 anthology New Micro. His fiction collection, I Carry A Hammer In My Pocket for Occasions Such As These, is available from BOA Editions. He has received fellowships from Yaddo, VCCA, Millay, the Djerassi Resident Artist Program, and an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council.

The contemporary short story, hybrid forms, experimental fiction, interdisciplinary work, creative nonfiction, the novella, and art as a political act.

Recent stories published in Electric Literature, StoryQuarterly, Guernica, Crazyhorse, TriQuarterly, and others.

Books

  • I Carry A Hammer in My Pocket for Occasions Such As These (BOA Editions).

Anthologies

  • New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction (Norton)
  • Flashed: Sudden Stories in Comics and Prose (Pressgang)

Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council. Fellowships from Yaddo, VCCA, Millay, the Djerassi Resident Artist Program.

Fall 2021

4x4: Studies in the Contemporary Short Story — CRWR 216

Spring 2022

Small Prose Forms — CRWR 280