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Steve Almond

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BA Wesleyan University
MFA University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Steve Almond

Steve Almond is the author of a dozen books of fiction and non-fiction, including the NYT bestsellers "Candyfreak" and "Against Football." He is the recipient of numerous grants, including the National Endowment for the Arts, and his work has been published in venues ranging from Best American Short Stories and The New York Times Magazine. He specializes in teaching creative writing, both fiction and non-fiction, and teaches at the Nieman Foundation at Harvard. Note: Emails should be sent to stevealmondjoy@gmail.com

After graduating from Wesleyan (88), Almond spent seven years as a journalist, before receiving an MFA in 1995. He has been writing books and teaching for the past 30 years. Emails should be sent to: stevealmondjoy@gmail.com

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Spring 2024
WRCT 350 - 01
Literature in the Social Age