Marshall Klimasewiski

Marshall Klimasewiski

​Senior Writer in Residence
MFA, Bowling Green State University
MA, Boston University
research interests:
  • Fiction Writing

contact info:

mailing address:

  • Washington University
    CB 1122
    One Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

​Marshall Klimasewiski has published two books of fiction, and his stories have appeared in such outlets as The New Yorker and Atlantic Monthly. He has taught in the MFA Program at Washington University since 1999.

Marshall N. Klimasewiski is the author of two books, both published by W. W. Norton:  The Cottagers (2006), a novel, and Tyrants (2008), a story collection.  His stories have appeared in The New YorkerThe Atlantic MonthlyPloughsharesTin HouseTriQuarterlySubtropicsThe Yale ReviewThe Missouri Review, and The Antioch Review, and have been included in Best American Short Stories and The Best of Tin House: Stories.  He has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.  Originally from Connecticut, he has taught in the Writing Program at Washington University since 1999.


  • L13 221: Fiction Writing 1
  • L13 321: Fiction Writing 2
  • L13 421: Advanced Fiction Writing
  • L13 521: Graduate Fiction Workshop
  • Craft of Fiction: Historical Fiction
  • Craft of Fiction: Dialogue
  • Craft of Fiction: The Novella
  • Craft of Fiction: Story Cycles