Don Waters

Visiting Professor and Director, Fir Acres Writing Workshop

Miller 405, MSC: 58
Office Hours:

Spring 2024: Tuesdays 10:30-11:30, Thursdays 11-11:30, or by appointment.

Don Waters is the author of the memoir These Boys and Their Fathers, a novel, Sunland, and two short story collections, The Saints of Rattlesnake Mountain and Desert Gothic, which won the Iowa Short Fiction Award. His fiction has been widely published and anthologized in the Pushcart PrizeBest of the West, and New Stories from the Southwest.

A frequent contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle, he’s written for the New York Times Book ReviewOutsideThe BelieverTin House, and Slate, among other publications. Waters is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and teaches at Lewis & Clark College.

He lives in Portland, Oregon with his partner, the writer Robin Romm, and their daughters.


Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Writing


Spring 2024:

ENG 400: Fiction 3

Location: Miller Hall