Lester A Standiford
Title: Professor, Director and Founder of the Creative Writing Program
Office: AC1 344
Dr. Standiford earned his Ph.D. in Creative Writing and regularly teaches courses on Fiction Writing, Narrative Non-Fiction, Screenwriting. Myth & Archetype.
“My primary focus is writing classes is on structure and story. I very much believe that much about imaginative writing is a craft that can be taught and that writers can learn much about ways of connecting with their intended audiences. ”
Dr. Standiford is currently a member of the FIU-City of Miami Beach Partnership Committee and supervises Writers on the Bay, Gulf Stream Magazine, and MFA Community Outreach.
His book, The Man Who Invented Christmas was released as a feature film starring Dan Stevens and Christopher Plummer in late 2017. He is currently working on a book entitled Mar a Lago: The Tangled History of an Unlikely Southern White House.