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Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, South Carolina
creative writing, publishing, literary journals
Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts
Jason Ockert, assistant professor of English, joined the Coastal Carolina University faculty in 2007. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Florida and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Syracuse University.
Ockert is the author of "Rabbit Punches," a collection of short stories. His fiction has appeared in many journals, including The Oxford American, Black Warrior Review and The Mid-American Review. His most recent story is included in the 2007 anthologies "New Stories from the South" and "Best American Mystery Stories."
His areas of expertise include creative writing, publishing and literary journals.