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Michael Compton

Michael ComptonInstructor
Phone: (901)678-4826
Office: Patterson 324


B.A., 1993, University of Memphis, Communication/Video and Film Production
M.A., 1995,  University of Memphis, English
M.F.A., 1997, University of Memphis, Creative Writing

Academic Summary

Michael Compton teaches composition, African American literature, and creative writing and is particularly interested in screenwriting. His screenplay Carjacked was made into a motion picture in 2011 starring Maria Bello, Stephen Dorff, and Joanna Cassidy.

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Fiction and Poetry

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