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Frank Tempone

Non-fiction Instructor


Frank has taught writing and literature for 23 years. He holds an MFA in literary nonfiction writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and his short stories, essays, and interviews have been published in OZY, Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Journal, 580 Split, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, upstreet, The Berkshire Review, Del Sol Review, Fourth Genre, and elsewhere in print and on the Web. Frank's work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, twice, and in 2009, his essay Everlasting, was listed as "Notable" in the Best American Nonrequired Reading anthology. In 2018 he started an online writing and literature coaching service for middle and high school students. Visit him at

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