MFA, University of Florida, 2008
BA, Washington University in St. Louis, 2005
Interests and Specializations
Fiction Writing; Contemporary Literature; American Literature; Short Stories
Professor O’Malley grew up in the Midwest and has been on faculty at Marshall since 2012. He holds degrees in anthropology and creative writing, and he teaches a variety of classes in literature and composition, as well as courses in creative writing in general and fiction writing in particular. He also serves as an advisor to undergraduates in the English department.
His stories have appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Ninth Letter, Meridian, The Baltimore Review, and Third Coast, among other publications, and his writing about fiction has appeared in Tin House and online at The Millions.