Hirsh Sawhney

Associate Professor of English

Downey House, 294 High Street, 218

Director, Creative Writing

1 Vine Street,

Associate Professor, Global South Asian Studies


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BA University of Michigan
MFA Rutgers University

Hirsh Sawhney

Hirsh Sawhney is the author of a novel, South Haven, which was a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and was nominated for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. His writing has appeared in The Times Literary Supplement, The New York Times Book Review, The Guardian, The Financial Times, The Indian Express, Harvard Review, and numerous other periodicals. Hirsh is the editor of Delhi Noir, a critically-acclaimed anthology of original fiction. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut and is currently the Director of the Creative Writing Program at Wesleyan. 

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Spring 24

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Fridays, 1.00-2.00pm, in-person, Downey 218

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Spring 2024
ENGL 254 - 01
India: Identity, Globalization

ENGL 296 - 02
Techniques of Fiction