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Coe Douglas

  • Lecturer, Design & Visual Communications


MFA, Creative Writing, University of Tampa
BA, Sociology, University of Alabama—Birmingham


Coe Douglas is a multi-disciplinary artist, writer, and storyteller. He teaches design and story at UW—Milwaukee in the Peck School of the Arts. In the past, Coe has worked in advertising as a copywriter and creative director, edited fiction for Revelore Press, was the founding managing editor of Bridge Eight Magazine and co-founded the Abridged Reading Series in Jacksonville, FL. He’s participated in the Tin House Writer’s Workshop and The Breadloaf Writers’ Conference and has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Tampa. He recently worked with UWM Professor Kim Beckmann on Design Thinking and Storytelling Workshops for Islands of Brilliance and the Urban Manufacturing Alliance and he gives regular talks on the topic.

Coe’s writing has been published in Brooklyn Rail, The Rumpus, Burrow Press Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, The Heavy Feather ReviewThe EAT series, Perversion Magazine and elsewhere. Coe recently participated in the On The Wing Sketchbook Show at Portrait Society Gallery and has a visual story project in the works.