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Matt Byars, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English

  • Ph.D., Creative Writing, Georgia State University
  • M.A., Medieval/Renaissance Drama, Texas Tech University
  • B.A., Humanities(History), Lubbock Christian University
Current Classes
  • Intro. to Creative Writing
  • Fiction Workshop
  • Poetry Workshop
  • Advanced Composition
  • Advanced Grammar
  • Composition 1301/1302
  • The occasional literature course


Born and raised in Lubbock, Mr. Byars has lived in the Seattle area (one year) and in Atlanta, GA, (six years), and has traveled widely throughout the United States and Western Europe.

Mr. Byars has been married to his wife, Heather, since 2000, and has a son, Liam, and a daughter, Audrey.