Ann Cummins, PhD

Ann Cummins Professor
Northern Arizona University
Creative Writing
Blg 18 Rm #115F
Phone: 928-523-7304


Ann Cummins, M.F.A., M.A. (University of Arizona 1989, John Hopkins 1987), is the author of a short story collection, Red Ant House (Mariner, 2003) and a novel, Yellowcake (Houghton Mifflin, 2007), a San Francisco Chronicle notable book and Best of Kirkus. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, and elsewhere and have been anthologized in a variety of series including The Best American Short Stories, The Prentice Hall Anthology of Women’s Literature, Best of McSweeney’s, and The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories. A 2002 recipient of a Lannan Foundation Literary Fellowship, she’s a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and the University of Arizona writing programs.