​Jeff Snowbarger


Associate Professor


Ph.D.:    University of Iowa, 2009
M.A.:      University of Wisconsin, 2006
B.A.:      Olivet Nazarene University, 1999

About Me


Jeff Snowbarger was featured in Tin House as their New Voice in Fiction, and Best American Short Stories 2010 declared his story “Bitter Fruit” one of the year’s notable publications.  He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop where he received the Truman Capote Fellowship and served as a distinguished Post-Grad Teaching Fellow. At UWSP he teaches advanced fiction, intro to creative writing, and freshman and sophomore English.

Interests Include:

Stories/Storytelling, Wilderness, North American Fur Trade, Natural History, American Bison, Wolves, Conservation/Hunting Ethics, Bushcraft, Wild Edibles, Russian Literature, Danish Philosophy.​

Contact Information
438 Collins Classroom Center
​Stevens Point

​Courses Taught

​ENGL 101
Freshman English
​ENGL 202
​​Sophomore English
​ENGL 253
Intro to Creative Writing
​ENGL 284
​​​Intro to Ethnic Literature of the United States
​ENGL 353/553
​Advanced Creative Writing