Public Engagement

  • Faculty

    Luis Jaramillo

    Director of the Creative Writing Program and Assistant Professor of Writing


    Luis Jaramillo is the Director of the MFA in Creative Writing Program at The New School. He is the author of The Doctor’s Wife, winner of the Dzanc Books Short Story Collection Contest, an Oprah Book of the Week, and one of NPR’s Best Books of 2012. His work has also appeared in Open City, Gamers (Soft Skull Press), Tin House Magazine, H.O.W. Journal, and Red Line Blues. In 2014 he was selected as a Sewanee Writers Conference Fellow. He teaches courses in fiction and nonfiction in the MFA Creative Writing program and the Riggio Honors Program: Writing & Democracy, and is co-editor of the journal The Inquisitive Eater: New School Food. He received an undergraduate degree from Stanford and an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School.

    Current Courses:

    Fiction Workshop

    Writer's Life Colloq: 2nd Yrs.

    Writer's Life Colloq: 2nd Yrs. (Spring 2020)

    Writing Your Life (Spring 2020)