Ashley Clarke

Director of Academic Advising, Resources and Student Success. Instructor II.
Academic Affairs

Ashley Clarke is a writer whose fiction is concerned with family, nostalgia, and desire. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was a Flannery O’Connor Fellow and an editor for The Iowa Review. Her masters' thesis, Even the Losers, Even the Lost, was the recipient of the 2014 Maytag Prize. She is currently at work on a novel and short story collection. 


  • MFA, Iowa Writers’ Workshop, 2014
  • MA and BA, University of California, Davis, 2010 and 2007