Ty Phelps

About the Instructor

Ty Phelps

Ty Phelps’ work has appeared in Blackbird,, Barstow and Grand, Streetlight, Zizzle, and elsewhere. He won the 2021 Nancy Ludmerer Fellowship for Flash Fiction, Virginia Commonwealth University’s 2019 Catherine and Joan Byrne Poetry Prize, and The Gravity of the Thing’s 2016 Six Word Story Contest. He holds an MA in Teaching from Lewis and Clark College and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University where he served as VCU’s 2021-2022 Cabell First Novelist Award Fellow. He is the 2023-24 Writer in Residence at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond.


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