Tony Grooms

Director, MAPW
Professor of English

Contact Information

Office: English Building (EB 27), Room 133
Phone: 470-578-6440
Fax: 470-578-9057


Teaching at Kennesaw State since 1995

Education: MFA 1984 George Mason University

Specializations: Creative writing; The short story; American literature

Courses Regularly Taught: WRIT 3120 Beginning Fiction Writing; WRIT 4120 Advanced Fiction Writing; PRWR 6460 Beginning Fiction Writing; PRWR 7500 Advanced Fiction Writing; ENGL 2120 World Literature

Most Recent Publications:  Trouble No More: Stories. (new edition with foreword and preface) Kennesaw State University Press, Kennesaw, GA. (January 2006). Bombingham: A Novel. Free Press/ Simon and Schuster, NY (October 2001). “Octopus Surprise.” African American Review. Volume 43.1. p. 1


Program Members

Aguilar, Rudy
Bradley, Regina
Brown-Spiers, Miriam
Dickey, Jennifer
Dudenhoeffer, Larrie
Dyckhoff, Danelle
Gephardt, Katarina
Grooms, Tony
Hill, Rebecca
Keltner, Stacy
Kim, Na Lae
King, David
Lands, LeeAnn
LeBaron, Alan
Lewis, Catherine
Lieberman, Robbie
McClintock, Diana
McGrew, Mandy
Miller, Cherie
Niemann, Linda
Okie, Tom
Omidvar, Iraj
Piecuch, Jim
Powell, Tammy
Pynn, Tom
Richards, Anne
Silva, Ernesto
Thomas, Griselda
Way, Albert
Whitlock, Ugena
Wright, Trey