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Tom Popp
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Tom Popp

Tom Popp


Part-Time Faculty
- Fiction

Email: tpopp@colum.edu

Tom Popp is the Managing Editor of F Magazine, a nationally distributed literary journal with a unique emphasis on publishing excerpts of novels-in-progress. He is the Faculty Coordinator of Fiction Writers at Lunch, a successful program of the Fiction Writing Department at Columbia College Chicago that hosts readings, visiting writers and editors, and open forum discussions on student life and writing process. He was a featured reader and speaker for the Writing Life series at Binghamton University/SUNY and has hosted and been a featured reader and panelist at various literary and publisher events in the U.S. and Canada. He was the Fiction Editor and a columnist for Velocity Magazine, a nationally distributed publication of "accelerated culture." He was a winner in the Red Sky Books contest, "Writing About the Teaching Experience." His winning story, "A Hasty Conclusion," appeared in the anthology, Pass/Fail. He is an adjunct faculty member at Columbia College Chicago, having taught all levels of the core Fiction Writing Department classes as well as three specialty classes: Dreams and Fiction Writing, Story and Journal, and Small Press Publishing.