Brett Myhren

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First Name: 
Brett
Last Name: 
Myhren
Phone: 
(949)582-4262
Alt Phone: 
(949) 582-4262
Title: 
English Composition Instructor
Department: 
English
Division: 
Liberal Arts
Organization: 
Saddleback College

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 a 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), was published in 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.

Students who are interested in creative writing or literature should look at this brochure about creative writing and literature courses.

Students who have an interest in enrolling while still attending high school can find information in this Prezi presentation about concurrent enrollment.

Students who want information about succeeding in online classes can find information in this Prezi presentation: Survive and Thrive Online.

Faculty can see information about publishing Canvas courses in this presentation.