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Patrick Crerand, Ph.D.

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    Patrick Crerand, Ph.D.

    Professor Patrick Crerand has taught writing and literature at Saint Leo since 2008. His stories and essays have appeared in Hobart, Flyway, McSweeney’s, Conjunctions among other journals and have received special mention in The Best American Nonrequired Reading and Best American Fantasy anthologies. In 2018, Arc Pair Press published his story collection, The Paper Life They Lead. More of his work can be found at


    • BA in English, The Ohio State University
    • MFA in Fiction, Bowling Green State University
    • Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing, University of Louisiana, Lafayette

    Courses Taught

    • Graduate Fiction Workshop
    • Graduate Foundations
    • Senior Capstone
    • Film as Fictive Dream
    • Studies in Narrative
    • Writing in the Four Genres
    • Being a Writer
    • Academic Writing I
    • Academic Writing II