He has an MFA in English/Fiction Writing, from the University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop, where he was a manuscript reader for admissions to the prestigious graduate writing program. He taught Fiction Writing Workshops there for one year, on a Teaching-Writing Fellowship.
Wilson has received a James Michener Fellowship, a CCLM-GE Award for Fiction published in THE PARIS REVIEW, and an NEA Fellowship for Fiction, in 1989.
Wilson has appeared in Gordon Lish's QUARTERLY, has three stories in the Winter '94 Indiana Review, and a novella coming out this fall by Primal Publishing, in Boston. In addition to appearing in numerous publications, he had his own arts newspaper, demitasse.
He has conducted a series of workshops in fiction writing since 1986 in Iowa, Minnesota, and Maui. Rudy Wilson will be glad to receive manuscripts to offer writing advice and/or edit for publication. Fees are open. You can contact Rudy via e-mail at this publication, or by calling (515) 469-6648