- Instructor , MFA Program, Fiction
- College of Arts and Sciences
Elizabeth Evans is the author of five books of fiction. Her short story collections are "Suicide's Girlfriend" (Harper Collins) and "Locomotion" (New Rivers Press). Her novels are "The Blue Hour" (Algonquin), "Rowing in Eden" (HarperCollins) and "Carter Clay" (HarperCollins), which was selected by The Los Angeles Times for "The Best Books of 1999." She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a James Michener Fellowship from the University of Iowa, a Lila Wallace Award, and The Four Corners Award; and has been a fellow at MacDowell, Yaddo, Hawthornden International Retreat in Scotland, and other foundations. Evans makes her home in Tucson, where she is full professor in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Arizona.