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Connor Ferguson was born and raised in southeastern Iowa and received his high school diploma from WACO High School in Wayland, Iowa. He graduated from the University of Maine Orono with a BA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing in 2019, and graduated from the University of Maine Orono with an MA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing in 2022.
His work on diversity and inclusivity in academic spaces has been published in The Dangling Modifier and presented at the Northeast Writing Centers Association conference; he held a McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellowship, completing a project titled "Queering the Fin de Siècle: Recognizing Queer Identities in the Modernist Era of Literature".
Connor's academic focuses include Modernism, genre fiction, young adult literature, space-and-place theory, queer theory, narrative structure, critical communication pedagogy, and multimodal pedagogy. When not writing or studying, Connor works in radio, collects vinyl records, is an advocate for video games as an art form, and considers the increasingly blurred line between urban and natural landscapes. He lives in Des Moines with his partner and their three cats.