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Northwest Missouri State University


Luke Rolfes

Luke Rolfes

Email

Office

2930 Colden Hall

Phone

660.562.1748
660.562.1963 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2008

Instructor


Education

  • Master of Fine Arts in creative writing, Minnesota State University
  • Bachelor of Science in English, Iowa State University
  • Bachelor of Science in computer science, Iowa State University

Courses Taught

  • Eng 110 Introduction to college writing
  • Eng 111 Composition
  • Eng 112 Composition II
  • Eng 210 Introduction to creative writing
  • Eng 220 Introduction to literature

Academic Interests

  • Creative writing
  • Short fiction
  • Contemporary literature
  • Technology in the classroom

Scholarly Activity

  • "Three Months." (Fiction) Georgetown Review [Georgetown College]. Forthcoming, Fall 2011.
  • "Bugs." (Fiction) Permafrost [University of Alaska]. Forthcoming, Spring 2011.
  • "The Fish on the Lake's Floor." (Fiction) Bat City Review [University of Texas]. Fall, 2010.  
  •  "Palestine Boy." (Fiction)Water-Stone Review [Hamline University]. Fall 2010. Nominated for Best New American Voices Anthology.
  • "Honey-bears." (Fiction) Connecticut Review [Connecticut State University System].  Fall 2010.
  • "Horse." (Fiction) The MacGuffin [Schoolcraft College]. Spring 2010. 

Student Group Advisement

  • Northwest Missouri State Writing Center (Fall 08-Spring 09)

Other Professional Experiences

  • Fiction editor/webmaster of The Laurel Review
  • Organizing committee of Northwest Missouri State's Visiting Writers Series
  • Webmaster of Northwest Missouri State's English Department