Malinda McCollum

Assistant Professor

McCollum has been the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and a Stegner fellowship at Stanford University. She graduated from Stanford University, then earned a MA in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University and a MFA from the Writers Workshop at the University of Iowa. At the College of Charleston, she teaches fiction writing and academic writing.  

Malinda McCollum is the author of The Surprising Place, winner of the Juniper Prize for Fiction. Her stories have appeared in The Paris Review –– which awarded her the Plimpton Prize ––McSweeney’s, ZYZZYVA, Epoch, and elsewhere. Her stories have also been anthologized in The Paris Review Book of People with Problems and The Worst Years of Your Life.