Alvin Knox


Alvin Knox
Room 363, Jones Hall (JH)
MTSU Box 70, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Departments / Programs

Degree Information

  • MFA, Norwich University (1999)
  • BA, Tennessee Technological University (1996)


Prof. Knox earned his M.F.A. in creative writing (poetry) at Vermont College in 1999. He has taught at Tennessee Tech Univ and Motlow State C.C. and began teaching full-time at MTSU in the Fall of 2001. He was one of the founding mentors in MTSU's Writers' Loft program (Now MTSU Writes), and he served as the poetry editor of 2nd & Church from 2012-2017. He also served as the Assistant Faculty Advisor to Sandbox, a student organization for creators at MTSU.