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Theodore Pelton

Theodore Pelton


Theodore  Pelton





Email Address:


(931) 372-3345


Henderson Hall (HEND) 218B


Ted Pelton is a fiction writer and literary scholar whose publications include a novel, two novellas, over 50 published stories, and numerous essays, articles, and reviews. He is a recipient of both a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Literature and an Isherwood Foundation Fellowship. The nonprofit small press he founded and directed for 15 years, Starcherone Books, played a large role in the explosion of small press literary publication in the early 2000s, debuting and building the careers of a good number of important contemporary writers. Dr. Pelton currently contributes his expertise to advisement of the TTU English department's literary magazine, The Iris Review, as well as teaching courses in Fiction Writing, The Novel, and both classic and contemporary works of American and World literature. His PhD is from the University at Buffalo and he also has a Masters in Creative Writing from University of Colorado, Boulder. Dozens of Ted Pelton's publications may be accessed via basic online search.