- Instructor , MFA Program, Fiction
- College of Arts and Sciences
Daniel Mueller's collection of stories, "How Animals Mate," won the Sewanee Fiction Prize in 1999 and was reissued in paperback in 2000. His fiction has appeared in numerous magazines, journals and anthologies, including Playboy, Story, Story Quarterly, Mississippi Review, Crescent Review, Another Chicago Magazine, Orchid and Henfield Prize Stories, and new work is forthcoming in Prairie Schooner and "After: An Anthology of Fiction Celebrating Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Child-rearing" (Overlook Press). He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Henfield Foundation, University of Virginia, and Iowa Writers' Workshop. He has led fiction workshops at Western Michigan University, Dartmouth College, and numerous summer conferences, including Tinker Mountain writers' Conference, Taos Summer Writers' Conference, Critical Connection, and Fine Arts Work Center's Summer Program of Workshops in Creative Writing and the Visual Arts. He serves on the permanent creative writing faculty of University of New Mexico as an associate professor.