James Lasdun - Part-time Assistant Professor
  • Faculty

    James Lasdun

    Part-time Assistant Professor


    Has published three books of poetry, two collections of short stories and two novels, The Horned Man and Seven Lies. His story "The Siege," was adapted by Bernardo Bertolucci for his film Besieged. He co-wrote the screenplays for two other feature films, Signs and Wonders and Sunday, and the latter, based on another of his stories, won Best Feature and Best Screenplay awards at Sundance in 1997. With Michael Hofmann, he co-edited the anthology After Ovid: New Metamorphoses. He is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in poetry and was the winner of the inaugural National Short Story Competition in the UK. A new collection of his stories, It's Beginning to Hurt, will be published by FSG next year.

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    Current Courses:

    Prose Literature Seminar

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