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Darren C. Defrain

Darren C. Defrain, American communications educator. Member of Modern Language Association, Associated Writing Programs.


  • Defrain, Darren C. was born on June 15, 1967 in Fairbanks, Arkansas, United States. Son of Dennis Allen and Carol Jean DeFrain.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bachelor of Science, University Utah, 1989. Master of Arts in English, Kansas State University, 1992. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Texas State University, 1995.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Creative Writing, Western Michigan University, 2000.


    • Assistant professor Waynesburg College, Pennsylvania, 1999—2000, University Wisconsin-Fox Valley, Menasha, 2000—2005. Director writing program Wichita State University, Kansas, since 2005.


    • The Salt Palace
    • “With the publication of The Salt Palace, we welcome a brave new voice to American fiction.


    Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Salvation can be achieved through deep and sincere believe in God.

    Denomination: Methodist


    It is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.


    Member of Modern Language Association, Associated Writing Programs.


    • Married Melinda Diane Munzinger-DeFrain, June 20, 1992. Children: Madchen Adelle, Ava Jane DeFrain.
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    Born June 15, 1967
    (age 50)
    • 1989
      Bachelor of Science
    • 1992
      Kansas State University
    • 1995
      Texas State University
    • 2005
      Assistant, professor Waynesburg College
      Menasha, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1999
      Assistant, professor Waynesburg College
      Pennsylvania, United States
    • 2005
      director, writing program Wichita State University
      Kansas, United States