John Teschner

Adjunct Faculty


Liberal Arts
BA, University of Virginia
MFA, Georgia College and State University

John Teschner has coached high school basketball on the Kenyan savanna. He has written award-winning stories on education, murder, and catastrophic flooding as a newspaper reporter in Northern Virginia. And he has trained undergraduate creative-writing students to teach at-risk middle schoolers in Georgia.

In addition to teaching at MCAD, Teschner is currently a grant writer at AchieveMpls, the nonprofit partner of the Minneapolis Public Schools. He is working on a collection of short stories and writing Concrete Jungle, a monthly column of essays for the online journal Trop.