Brown University Creative Writing

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Brown University's Graduate School Brown is renowned for its distinctive student body — independent and self-directed — and for the educational culture that fosters these qualities.Its small size compared to most other leading research universities provides a human scale that allows members of the university community to interact on a meaningful personal level and to develop relationships that enhance the teaching and research work of the university.

Brown is committed to excellence in research as well as in teaching.

All regular faculty members actively pursue their own research and intellectual interests, teach in both graduate and undergraduate programs and are active in the direction of theses and dissertations.

Her work has a rare boldness of attack and scope, both conceptual and emotional.

Informed by the work of John Ashbery (on whom she wrote her doctoral dissertation at Brown University, where she also received her MA in creative writing), of Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Emily Dickinson, and the English Metaphysicals (who, like her, delighted in reuniting the disparate, torn pieces of this world into unexpected wholes), she has forged a unique and unmistakable poetic idiom.

I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels.

Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

Applicants should only apply to this award if they fully intend to apply to Brown University.

It is expected that, before making a Fulbright application, applicants will make contact with the relevant department or faculty member at Brown that aligns with their research.

Unigwe broke out into the global literary scene in 2009 when Jonathan Cape published the English translation of her second novel written in Dutch.

I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor.


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