Dr. Seth Clabough

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Executive Director, Higgins Academic Center

Director, Communication Center

Assistant Professor of English

Phone: 804.752.3031 |Email:sethclabough@rmc.edu

Personal Website

Ph.D University of Wales, Aberystwyth
M.A. University of South Carolina
B.A. Randolph-Macon College


All Things Await Book Cover


All Things Await (Savant Books, 2016)


“STORY WITH A GALLINULE’S WING IN IT”  (SmokeLong Quarterly (http://www.smokelong.com/story-with-a-gallinules-wing-in-it/) [March 2017]) 

“LEAPS” (Barely South Review (http://www.barelysouthreview.com/leaps/) [Fall 2016]) 

“Und So Weiter” (Blackbird: an online journal of literature & the arts (http://www.blackbird.vcu.edu/v15n1/fiction/clabough_s/weiter_page.shtml) [Summer 2016])

“IT WON’T ALWAYS BE LIKE THIS” (The Coil Review (https://medium.com/the-coil/it-wont-always-be-like-this-fiction-seth-clabough-5fa711d952b4) [2015])

“Reading Blind” (Nanoism (http://nanoism.net/stories/620/)[November 2014])

“Five Easy Steps to Living Forever (On a Houseboat).” storySouth, v. 37www.storysouth.com, (http://www.storysouth.com/2014/03/five-easy-steps-to-living-forever-on-a-houseboat.html) US Rights [2014])

“To Be Immortal” (London’s Litro Magazinewww.litro.co.uk, [January 2014]) 


“Does Donald Trump Have Free Will?” Psychology Today (Co-authored) (https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/neuroparent/201609/does-donald-trump-have-free-will) [September 2016]

 "From Sweet Briar:  So Sad to Leave.  So Lucky to Have Been Here."  The Chronicle of Higher Education, (https://chronicle.com/article/From-Sweet-Briar-So-Sad-to/228341/) [9 March 2015]

“The Sad Fate of Sweet Briar’s Professors.” (rpt.) The Atlantic [10 March 2015]. 


"Authenticity, Fiction, and the Unknown." Journal of Creative Writing Studies. [forthcoming Summer 2017]

“Using Rubrics as a Scientific Writing Instructional Method in Early Stage Undergraduate Neuroscience Study.” Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscien­­ce Education (Co-author) [Spring 2016]

“Teaching Writing: Experience, Place, and Subjectivity." Writing in Education.  National Association of Writers in Education. v. 62. (2014)


Carefully Peeled Edges.  (Alternating Current Press. June   2017) 

Hearing Voices.  (Kingston University Press. June 2015)


“Everything Awaits: A Review and Interview with Author Seth Clabough” (Barely South – forthcoming summer 2017)

"Crozet's Seth Clabough about his debut novel" (The Pulse [September 2017])

"Author Spotlight: Appomattox native Seth Clabough talks about his debut novel" (The News & Advance [September 2017])

"Smoke and Mirrors: Interview with Seth Clabough" (SmokeLong Quarterly[March 2017]) 

"A Conversation with Seth Clabough"  (The Coil - medium.com - [Summer 2017])

“Interview with Dr. Seth Clabough.” Aesthetica Magazine [Aug, 2016 (http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/interview-dr-seth-clabough-things-await/)] 

LitroTV Interviews Seth Clabough On His Debut Novel All Things Await.” [Sept, 2016 (http://www.litro.co.uk/2016/09/litrotv-interviews-contributor-seth-clabough-debut-novel-things-await/)]

“Virginia Book Notes – All Things Await” Richmond Times Dispatch [Sept, 2016]   

“Seth Clabough – Und So Weiter - Best Short Story I Read This Week. Ploughshares Blog [Aug 2015 (http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/the-best-short-story-i-read-in-a-lit-mag-this-week-und-so-weiter-by-seth-clabough/)]

"Hearing Voices" Review. Singapore's The Straits Times [June, 2015 (http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/arts/hearing-voicesthe-litro-anthology-of-new-fiction)] 


Editor’s Choice Selection (SmokeLong Quarterly 2017) 

Library of Virginia Book Award - Fiction (All Things Await nominated) [Feb. 2017]          

Best of the Net 2016 – Fiction (Alternating Current/The Coil) [Oct, 2016]  

The Best Small Fictions 2016 Prize Nomination (Queen’s Ferry Press, 2015)

The Luminaire Award for Best Prose (Nomination.  Alternating Current Press, 2015).

storySouth's Million Writers Award (storySouth, 2015)