Skip to content

College of Arts and Humanities

Nic Brown

Nic Brown

Associate Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies

Department of English
Office: 315 Strode

M.F.A., Iowa Writers’ Workshop; B.A., Columbia University

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests
Creative Writing, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Screenwriting

Nic Brown is the author of the memoir Bang Bang Crash, as well as the novels In Every Way, Doubles, and Floodmarkers (selected as an Editors' Choice by The New York Times Book Review). He is the fiction editor of the South Carolina Review, and his writing has appeared in The New York Times, Oxford American, and the Harvard Review, among many other publications. A graduate of Columbia University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, he has served as the Grisham Writer-in-Residence at the University of Mississippi and is now an associate professor of creative writing at Clemson University.


Selected Professional Works

Books (Published)

Bang Bang Crash (Counterpoint, 2023) | Distributed by Penguin/Random House | A Library Journal Best Book of the Year | A BookPage Best Memoir of the Year

In Every Way (Counterpoint, 2015) | Distributed by Penguin/Random House | Long-listed for the SIBA Southern Book Prize | Optioned for film by Micheal Eisner for Tornante and Double E Films

Doubles (Counterpoint, 2010) | Distributed by Penguin/Random House | Optioned for film by David Burris

Floodmarkers (Counterpoint, 2009) | Distributed by Penguin/Random House | Selected as an Editor's Choice by The New York Times Book Review

College of Arts and Humanities
College of Arts and Humanities | 108 Strode Tower, Clemson, SC 29634