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)



“STORY WITH A GALLINULE’S WING IN IT”  (SmokeLong Quarterly (http://www.smokelong.com/story-with-a-gallinules-wing-in-it/) [March 2017]) 

“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]) 


“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)


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

Hearing Voices.  (Kingston University Press. June 2015)


"Smoke and Mirrors: Interview with Seth Clabough" (SmokeLong Quarterly [forthcoming April 2017]) 

"Author Spotlight: Seth Clabough"  (The Coil [forthcoming Summer 2017])

“Everything Awaits: A Review and Interview with Author Seth Clabough” (Barely Southforthcoming summer 2017)

“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)] 


Editor’s Choice Selection (SmokeLong Quarterly 2017) 

Library of Virginia Book Award - Fiction (All Things Await nominated) [Feb. 2017]          

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)