Paul ThomasWebsite: http://wrestlingwithwriting.blogspot.com/
An Associate Professor of Education at Furman University since 2002, Dr. P. L. Thomas taught high school English for 18 years at Woodruff High along with teaching as an adjunct at a number of Upstate colleges. He holds an undergraduate degree in Secondary Education (1983) along with an M. Ed. in Secondary Education (1985) and Ed. D. in Curriculum and Instruction (1998), all from the University of South Carolina.
Dr. Thomas has focused throughout his career on writing and the teaching of writing. He has published fiction, poetry, and numerous scholarly works since the early 1980s.
Currently, he works closely with the SC Council of Teachers of English (SCCTE) as co-editor of South Carolina English Teacher.
He is the Series Editor for the Sense Publishers series Critical Literacy Teaching Series: Challenging Authors and Genres, in which he has an authored book, Challenging Genres: Comics and Graphic Novels (2010); and an edited volume, Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction: Challenging Genres (2013).