Steve Lattimore | Webster University

Steve Lattimore

Steve Lattimore


 Associate Professor of English
 Pearson House
 (314) 246-7874




MFA, University of Iowa
BA, California State University

Courses Frequently Taught

Comedy in Fiction
Forms of Fiction
Writing from The Outside In, which examines fiction originating in subject matter beyond the quotidian worlds of family and relationships: in science, music, history, even literature itself.


Steve Lattimore was a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Creative Writing at Stanford University. His short story collection, Circumnavigation, published by Houghton Mifflin Company, was a Finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award for the best first book of fiction by an American writer. Circumnavigation received a California Book Award, was a New York Times Notable Book and a San Francisco Chronicle Best-Seller. His fiction has been published in American Short Fiction, The Mississippi Review, and many other magazines in the United States and abroad. He is presently at work finishing a novel and beginning another. Writers whose work he frequently teaches include Anton Chekhov, Saul Bellow, Vladimir Nabokov, Liza Wieland, Jayne Anne Phillips, Flannery O'Connor, Bernard Malamud, Franz Kafka, Haruki Murakami, George Saunders and Lynda Barry.