Brenda Wineapple - Part-time Lecturer
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    Brenda Wineapple

    Part-time Lecturer


    Brenda Wineapple's books include the recently published White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson (Knopf 2008); Genêt: A Biography of Janet Flanner (Houghton Mifflin), Sister Brother Gertrude and Leo Stein (Putnam’s), and Hawthorne: A Life (Knopf), which received the Ambassador Award of the English-speaking Union for the Best Biography of 2003 and the Julia Ward Howe Prize from the Boston Book Club.  Editor of The Selected Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier for the Library of America's American Poets Project and chair of the nonfiction panel of the National Book Awards in 2005, Wineapple has also been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  Her essays and reviews regularly appear in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Nation, and she is presently finishing an anthology of Nineteenth-Century American Writers on Writing for , The Writers World, series editor, Edward Hirsch.

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    Current Courses:

    Non-Fiction Workshop