Wayne Wilson, MFA


Wayne L. Wilson served with the US Army in Vietnam and received his MFA from the writing program at Louisiana State University. His short fiction and nonfiction has appeared in Buzz: The Talk of Los Angeles, The Carolina Quarterly, New Delta Review, Double Dealer Redux, The Cincinnati Review, and other literary magazines. He has published two novels, Loose Jam (Washington Square Press, 1992) and Eddie & Bella (Algonquin Books, 2001). He has worked as a musician, graphic artist, and editor. He has also worked as a screenwriter for David Milch, creator of NYPD Blue and the HBO series Deadwood. He has taught creative writing at Louisiana State University, University of Massachusetts, Colby College, and Tulane University, where he was visiting writer-in-residence. He has taught screenwriting at the Extension School since 2008.


  • MFA Louisiana State University