Public Engagement

  • Faculty

    Profile:

    Sigrid Nunez has published six novels, including A Feather on the Breath of GodThe Last of Her Kind, and, most recently, Salvation City. She is also the author of Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag. Her new novel, The Friend, will be published in February, 2018. Among the journals to which she has contributed are The New York TimesThreepenny Review, Harper’s, McSweeney’sTin House, The Believer, and Conjunctions. Her honors and awards include four Pushcart Prizes, a Whiting Writer’s Award, a Berlin Prize Fellowship, and two awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters: the Rosenthal Foundation Award and the Rome Prize in Literature. She has taught at Princeton, Columbia, Boston University, and The New School, and has been a visiting writer or writer in residence at Baruch (CUNY), Amherst, Smith, Vassar, and the University of California, Irvine, among others. She has also been on the faculty of the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and of several other writers’ conferences across the country.

    Current Courses:

    Fiction Workshop

    Creative Thesis & Lit. Project (Open Campus)

    Adv. Short Story Workshop (Open Campus)

    Adv. Short Story Workshop

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