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Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing)
  • Ph.D., Creative Writing, Georgia State University
  • M.A., Medieval/Renaissance Drama, Texas Tech University
  • B.A., Humanities(History), Lubbock Christian University
Department: Humanities
Phone #: 806.720.7606 Cell Phone #: 806.317.6291 matt.byars@LCU.EDU

Personal Info

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.

Current Classes

  • Intro. to Creative Writing
  • Fiction Workshop
  • Poetry Workshop
  • Advanced Composition
  • Advanced Grammar
  • Composition 1301/1302
  • The occasional literature course

Last Updated: Feb 14, 2013