Jeremiah Chamberlin


Jeremiah Chamberlin is the Associate Director of the English Department Writing Program at the University of Michigan and a Contributing Editor for Poets & Writers Magazine. He is also the Publisher of the online literary journal Fiction Writers Review. His fiction, criticism, literary interviews and essays have appeared in such places as The New York Times Book Review, Glimmer Train, Granta, Flyway, Vagabond, The Michigan Quarterly Review and The Virginia Quarterly Review. He is the recipient of residencies and fellowships from The Interlochen Arts Academy, The Glen Arbor Arts Association, the Sewanee Writers Conference and the Sozopol Fiction Seminars. He is also the co-author with Natalie Bakopoulos and Eileen Pollack of the creative non-fiction textbook "Creative Composition," forthcoming from Cengage in 2013.

A lifelong member of the Interlochen Arts Academy family, Chamberlin was an IAC camper from 84-87, on the IAC summer staff from 88-92, and a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, where he was a creative writing major from 1988-1992. He was also the 2002 writer-in-residence at the Academy, prior to matriculating into the University of Michigan’s MFA Program in Creative Writing.

Most recently, he is the creator and organizer of “The State of the Book: A Celebration of Michigan Writers and Writing,” a day-long writing symposium in Ann Arbor with six partnering non-profit organizations, as well as an accompanying fundraising write-a-thon known as “The Great Write Off.”

Jeremiah Chamberlin will be a panelist at our October, 2012 symposium: Information, Space and Time: The Arts, Creativity and Learning in the 21st Century.