Professor, Director of Creative Writing
Chris Bachelder is the author of four novels, including The Throwback Special, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the winner of the Paris Review's Terry Southern Prize. Dayswork, a novel written collaboratively with Jennifer Habel, was published in 2023. Bachelder has taught fiction writing at UC since 2011.
Bear v. Shark . Scribner, 2001
U.S.! . Bloomsbury, 2006
Abbott Awaits . LSU, 2011
The Throwback Special . Norton, 2016
Dayswork (with Jennifer Habel) . Norton, 2023