David McFarland graduated with a B.A. in English from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from the Writers Workshop at the University of Iowa. Since then he had taught composition and literature at a number of colleges and universities in the Quad Cities region. His fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in England, Australia and New Zealand in print and online in such places as Coe Review, Southern Ocean Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Stories, Southern Humanities Review and Poem, among others.
This workshop is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Regional Development Authority and the Illinois Arts Council Agency.