Director, Minor in Creative Writing
Assistant Professor of English
M.F.A., University of New Orleans, 1993
B.A., University of Florida, 1980
Specialty: Fiction Writing
Mark Whitaker was born and raised in Fort Walton, Florida. He worked a variety of jobs between college and graduate school, and has published several short works of fiction. He is associate editor of the Xavier Review , the university's literary/scholarly journal, and also associate editor of the Hogtown Creek Review, a literary annual published in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Gainesville, Florida.
Professor Whitaker may be contacted at: (504) 520-5153 or by e-mail at email@example.com.