Faculty Profile for Doug Dorst

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Doug Dorst
Associate Professor — English
FH 365
phone: (512) 245-2163

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Dorst, D. K. (2017). Where There Are Friends, There Are Riches (Season 1, Episode 7). In Z: The Beginning of Everything (Amazon Original Series).
  • Dorst, D. K., & Abrams, J. J. (2013). S.: A Novel. New York: Mulholland/Little, Brown.
  • Dorst, D. K. (2010). The Surf Guru: Stories. New York: Riverhead Books.
  • Dorst, D. K. (2008). Alive in Necropolis (novel). New York: Riverhead Books.
  • Dorst, D. K. (2017, October 3). Stratocaster. HiLoBrow.Com. Boston, MA, USA: HiLoBrow.com. Retrieved from http://hilobrow.com/2017/10/03/lost-objects-3/

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Nominee: International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, Dublin City Council. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Finalist for Shirley Jackson Award, Readercon, Watertown, Massachusetts. 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Honorable Mention for PEN/Hemingway Foundation, PEN New England, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: One City, One Book: San Francisco Reads Selection (for Alive in Necropolis). 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Faculty Development Leave - Provost's Supplemental Funding, Texas State University - Provost's Office. January 2018 - May 2019

Selected Grants

  • Dorst, Douglas K. Presidential Excellence Grant. (Funded: 2009 - 2010). Grant.
  • Dorst, Douglas K. Presidential Excellence Grant. (Funded: 2006 - 2007). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Graduate Advisor
Interview for MFA Creative Writing recruiting video
November 8, 2019-Present
Chair
Clark Fiction Prize committee
February 2016-Present
Member
Graduate Studies Committee [ON LEAVE FALL 2018-SPRING 2019]
August 2015-Present
Member
English Department Endowment Committee [ON LEAVE FALL 2018-SPRING 2019]
August 2015-Present
Chair
M.F.A. Committee [ON LEAVE FALL 2018-SPRING 2019]
May 2015-Present