Donald Quist

Donald Quist
Assistant Professor
326 Tate Hall
Research and Teaching

Areas of Study

  • Creative Writing


Research interests include African Diaspora Studies, Post 45 Literature, Geopolitical Literature, Critical Race Theory, Queer Theory, 


Pronouns: he/they

Donald Quist is author of two essay collections, Harbors, a Foreword INDIES Bronze Winner and International Book Awards Finalist, and To Those Bounded. He has a linked story collection, For Other Ghosts. His writing has appeared in AGNI, North American Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Rumpus, and was Notable in Best American Essays 2018. He is creator of the online nonfiction series PAST TEN. Donald has received fellowships from Sundress Academy for the Arts and Kimbilio Fiction. 

Selected Publications

“Truth(s) Be Told: Citizenship & Composite Counterstories." The Writer's Chronicle, (forthcoming).

Areas of Study