Michael Koch

Senior Lecturer | Editor, Epoch Literary Magazine


Michael Koch was educated at LaSalle University (BA), Wichita State University (MFA), and Stanford University where he was a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Fiction and a Jones Lecturer in Creative Writing. His teaching interests include creative writing (specifically the short story), the study of contemporary American short fiction, and the study of contemporary fiction of the American South. He has been editor of Epoch magazine since 1989.

Research Focus

  • Creative Writing
  • Contemporary American short fiction
  • Contemporary fiction of the American South