Brett Garcia Myhren has a PhD in literature and an MFA in creative writing. He teaches all levels of composition as well as literature and creative writing, often using online tools to facilitate learning inside and outside the classroom. With funding from a state grant, he is developing a suite of online tools for basic skills instruction. He is also the faculty coordinator for online education at Saddleback College.
His scholarship explores the literature, history, and culture of California and the Southwest. He co-edited Road to Nowhere and other New Stories from the Southwest (University of New Mexico Press, 2013) and published an essay in Immigrants in the Far West (University of Utah, 2015). A new anthology, Buffalo Cactus and Other New Stories from the Southwest (University of New Mexico Press), will be available in March of 2018.
Students who are interested in taking a class with Prof. Myhren or who have general questions about his classes should visit the student resources page for more information.