Department of English

Justin Tussing

Associate Professor of English and Director of Stonecoast MFA
Justin Tussing

Office Location

98 Bedford Street, Portland Campus

Faculty Office Hours Spring 2022

Please email for an appointment.



Academic Degrees

  • M.F.A., Fiction Writing, University of Iowa, 1999
  • B.A., English and Women’s Studies, University of New Hampshire, 1992


Justin Tussing directs the Stonecoast Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing and the Stonecoast Writers’ Conference. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa’s Writers’ Workshop and is the author of two novels, Vexation Lullaby (Catapult Press) and The Best People in the World (HarperCollins).

Research Interests

Fiction writing, Contemporary fiction