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Dr. Colin Dickey

Dr. Colin Dickey
Associate Professor
National University
(310) 662-2131

Colin Dickey has an MFA in Critical Studies from California Institute of the Arts, and a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Southern California. He is the author of Cranioklepty: Grave Robbing and the Search for Genius, and Afterlives of the Saints: Stories from the Ends of Faith. His work has also appeared in Cabinet, TriQuarterly, LA Review of Books, and he is a regular contributor to Lapham’s Quarterly. He is the co-editor (with Nicole Antebi & Robby Herbst) of Failure! Experiments in Social and Aesthetic Practices and (with Joanna Ebenstein) The Morbid Anatomy Anthology. His third nonfiction book Ghostland:An American History in Haunted Places is forthcoming in 2016 from Viking Press.


MFA, Writing
California Institute of the Arts