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Fred Leebron Print E-mail

Fred Leebron, program director of the MFA in Creative Writing at Queens University of Charlotte, is also a professor of English at Gettysburg College, and a former director of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. His novels include Six Figures, In the Middle of All This, and Out West. His work has also appeared in magazines and anthologies such as Tin House, DoubleTake, Grand Street, Ploughshares, North American Review, Triquarterly, Flash Fiction, More and Redbook.

He has received a Pushcart Prize, Michener Award, Stegner Fellowship, and O. Henry Award. He is co-editor of Postmodern American Fiction: A Norton Anthology and co-author of Creating Fiction: A Writer's Companion.

The independent production of Six Figures premiered at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival, and he is currently at work on another film project.