Laurie Sheck is the author of the hybrid works Island of the Mad (Counterpoint) and A Monster’s Notes (Knopf), as well as five books of poems. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including the New Yorker, the New York Times, and the Paris Review. She has been a recent fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard and the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, and has been the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Ingram Merrill Foundation, among others. Her work has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Dublin International Impac Award. A Monster’s Notes was named one of the 10 best works of fiction of the year by Entertainment Weekly. In spring 2012, she was the Sidney Harman Visiting Writer at Baruch College and has also taught in the graduate programs at Columbia and The New School, where she is a member of the core faculty.
Poetry Literature Seminar
Creative Thesis & Lit. Project