Adjunct Associate Professor of English
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DegreesMFA, 2000, Columbia Univ; BA, 1984, Hofstra Univ; AA, 1981, SUNY Nassau CC
William J. McGee teaches Creative Writing in the Department of English and is co-moderator of Hofstra Writers. He recently completed his first novel, AirFear, and is currently working on his second, Bush. He also is an essayist, an investigative journalist for Consumer Reports, a monthly travel columnist for USAToday.com, and a contributor to Cond' Nast Traveler, The Washington Post, Newsday, The Daily News, The Boston Herald, Money, Parents, Zagat Guides, and many other publications. For three years he was Editor-in-Chief of Consumer Reports Travel Letter. His work has received the inaugural Michael A. Dornheim Aviation Journalism Award from the National Press Club; three Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism prizes from the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation; the Eugene Dubois Aviation Journalism Award from the North American Airlines Association; and nominations for an Investigative Reporting Deadline Club Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, a National Magazine Award from the American Society of Magazine Editors, and an Enterprise Journalism Award from the Online News Association.
Recent Courses Taught
|CRWR 133||(CP) GENERAL CREATIVE WRITING||Undergraduate|
|CRWR 184EC||CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT||Undergraduate|
|CRWR 303||M.F.A. PROJECT||Graduate|