Loras College, 1983
B.A., Loras College, 1981
M.A., University of Iowa, 1983
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1992
Dr. Koch teaches creative nonfiction courses in the Creative Writing major, with a focus on nature writing and Midwest studies. His love for the outdoors carries over into his own writing, including his three published books: Skiing At Midnight: A Nature Journal from Dubuque County, Iowa; The Driftless Land: Spirit of Place in the Upper Mississippi Valley; and The Thin Places: A Celtic Landscape from Ireland to the Driftless. His work has been published in magazines like The North American Review and Big Muddy. In addition, he writes a monthly outdoors column for a local newspaper.
Visit him online at https://www.kevinkochdriftlessland.net/