1. Marielitos, Balseros and Other Exiles by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  2. Oye What I'm Gonna Tell You by Milanés
  3. Everyday Chica by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  4. Mud Song by Terry Thaxton
  5. The Night We Set the Dead Kid on Fire by Ephraim
Department of English Graduate Programs
Pat Rushin

Pat Rushin, M.A.


  • M.A. in Creative Writing, Fiction from Johns Hopkins University (1982)
  • M.A. in English from Ohio State University (1979)
  • B.A. in English from University of Dayton (1976)

Research Interests

Fiction writing, screenwriting, contemporary fiction.

Selected Publications


  • Quantum Physics & My Dog Bob (short story collection).  Orlando: Burrow Press, 2017.
  • The Call (novella).  Orlando: Burrow Press, 2015.
  • Puzzling Through the News (short story collection). Baltimore: Galileo Press, 1991.


  • The Zero Theorem (feature film screenplay).  Produced by Voltage Pictures and The Zanuck Company, Los Angeles.  Directed by Terry Gilliam.  Starring Christoph Waltz, Melanie Thierry, Tilda Swinton, Matt Damon.  2013. 
  • “Control” (short screenplay). Directed by Scott Hulan Jones. Houston: Jonestreet Productions, 2000.

Creative Publications

Updated: Dec 6, 2018

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