Clayton Bradshaw

Clayton Lee Bradshaw

Asst Professor - Visiting

Professional Summary

Dr. Clayton Bradshaw (they/them) writes fiction and nonfiction about the queer working class. They hold an MFA in Creative Writing from Texas State University and a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Mississippi. Their fiction can be found in or is forthcoming from Fairy Tale Review, F(r)iction, Green Mountains Review, and elsewhere. Other work appears in The Rumpus, Barrelhouse, Consequence, and other places.


Doctor of Philosophy: University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS, 2023 (English—Creative Writing)

Master of Fine Arts: Texas State University San Marcos, TX, 2020 (Creative Writing—Fiction)

Bachelor of Arts: Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX, 2017 (English)


Paper Presentations

(2022. ) The Revolution Will Be Serialized: Literary Journals and Political Movements .Philadelphia, PA. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

(2022. ) The River Has a Mouth: The River as Site of Ethos and Protest in the Work of Natalie Diaz and Emmy Pérez .Albuquerque, NM. Conference. Level:Regional

(2020. ) Literacy as Therapy: Creative Writing for Incarcerated Veterans .Austin, TX. Conference. Level:National