Dr. Seth Clabough

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   Communication Center Director & Assistant Professor of English 

   Phone: 804.752.3031 |    Email: sethclabough@rmc.edu

   Ph.D. University of Wales, Aberystwyth

   M.A. University of South Carolina

   B.A. Randolph-Macon College

   Personal Website


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All Things Await (Savant Books, 2016)


Short Fiction

“LEAPS” (Barely South Review (http://www.barelysouthreview.com/leaps/) [Fall 2016]) 

“Und So Weiter” (Blackbird: an online journal of literature & the arts (http://www.blackbird.vcu.edu/v15n1/fiction/clabough_s/weiter_page.shtml) [Summer 2016])

“IT WON’T ALWAYS BE LIKE THIS” (Poiesis Review (http://alt-current.blogspot.com/2015/11/current-it-wont-always-be-like-this-seth-clabough-2015-luminaire-award-prose-finalist.html)  [2015])

“Reading Blind” (Nanoism (http://nanoism.net/stories/620/)[November 2014])

“Five Easy Steps to Living Forever (On a Houseboat).” storySouth, v. 37 www.storysouth.com, (http://www.storysouth.com/2014/03/five-easy-steps-to-living-forever-on-a-houseboat.html) US Rights [2014])

“To Be Immortal” (London’s Litro Magazine. www.litro.co.uk, [January 2014]) 

“How to Get Arrested” (Citron Review, www.citronreview.com, (http://citronreview.com/2013/07/01/how-to-get-arrested) [Summer 2013]) 


“Does Donald Trump Have Free Will?” Psychology Today (Co-authored) (https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/neuroparent/201609/does-donald-trump-have-free-will) [September 2016]

 "From Sweet Briar:  So Sad to Leave.  So Lucky to Have Been Here."  The Chronicle of Higher Education, (http://chronicle.com/article/From-Sweet-Briar-So-Sad-to/228341/) [9 March 2015]

“The Sad Fate of Sweet Briar’s Professors.” (rpt.) The Atlantic [10 March 2015]. 


"Authenticity, Fiction, and the Unknown." Journal of Creative Writing Studies. [Forthcoming - Summer 2017]

“Using Rubrics as a Scientific Writing Instructional Method in Early Stage Undergraduate Neuroscience Study.” Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscien­­ce Education (Co-author) [Spring 2016]

“Teaching Writing: Experience, Place, and Subjectivity." Writing in Education.  National Association of Writers in Education. v. 62. (2014)

“Quantum Physics, Physics Fiction, and All Things Await.” New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing [12 February 2013].


"Where We Grew Up the Land" (Kudzu House Quarterly, [Fall 2015])

“Sorry to Interrupt” (Fjords Review, 2.2, www.fjordsreview.com, [Fall, 2013]).


Carefully Peeled Edges.  (Alternating Current Press. June   2017) 

Hearing Voices.  (Kingston University Press. June 2015)

Transatlantic. (Oyster Books - London. October 2014)


“Interview with Dr. Seth Clabough.” Aesthetica Magazine [Aug, 2016 (http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/interview-dr-seth-clabough-things-await/)] 

“LitroTV Interviews Seth Clabough On His Debut Novel All Things Await.” [Sept, 2016 (http://www.litro.co.uk/2016/09/litrotv-interviews-contributor-seth-clabough-debut-novel-things-await/)]

“Virginia Book Notes – All Things Await” Richmond Times Dispatch [Sept, 2016]   

“Seth Clabough – Und So Weiter - Best Short Story I Read This Week. Ploughshares Blog [Aug 2015 (http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/the-best-short-story-i-read-in-a-lit-mag-this-week-und-so-weiter-by-seth-clabough/)]

"Hearing Voices" Review. Singapore's The Straits Times [June, 2015 (http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/arts/hearing-voicesthe-litro-anthology-of-new-fiction)] 

“Interview with Seth Clabough” [November, 2014 (Fjords Review, www.fjordsreview.com, (http://www.fjordsreview.com/interviews/seth-clabough.html)]


Library of Virginia Book Award - Fiction (All Things Await nominated) [Oct, 2016]          

Best of the Net 2016 – Fiction (Alternating Current/The Coil) [Oct, 2016]   

The Best Small Fictions 2016 Prize Nomination (Queen’s Ferry Press, 2015)

The Luminaire Award for Best Prose (Nomination.  Alternating Current Press, 2015).

storySouth's Million Writers Award (storySouth, 2015)