Tom Molanphy received his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Montana. His essays have appeared in Pilgrimage, Desert Call, Blood Orange Review and The Fiddleback. His memoir on his two years in Belize, “Following Mateo,” is available at His lesson plan on creative nonfiction was included in the 826 Valencia anthology “Don’t Forget To Write.”

Tom teaches undergraduate and graduate writing and literature at the Academy of Art University. He also taught composition at the University of San Francisco, and he occasionally tutors at 826 Valencia in San Francisco.

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