Pam Durban


Greenlaw 230

Doris Betts Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing

The first Doris Betts Distinguished Professor in Creative Writing, Durban has published three novels (most recently The Tree of Forgetfulness) and two books of short stories (most recently Soon ). The title story from her latest short story collection was selected by John Updike as one of the Best American Short Stories of the Century in 1999.


Hire Date: 2000

M.F.A., University of Iowa Writers Workshop
B.A., UNC-Greensboro

Research Groups and Interests

Creative Writing