On February 28, 2022, Professor Shane Hinton gave a talk titled “The Story under the Story,” which featured insight into his own creative writing process. He talked about how material in his own life has inspired his fiction, providing “emotional circumstances” from which he might draw to create characters and experiences. Then, he read from his story, “Pelt.”
Professor Hinton is an assistant teaching professor in the department of English and Writing. He specializes in fiction, and his work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Clackamas Literary Review, The Nervous Breakdown, The Rumpus, Fiction Advocate, storySouth, The Butter and others.