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Martha S. McPhee

Professor of English


Degrees

MFA, 1997, Columbia University; BA, 1987, Bowdoin Coll


Bio

Martha McPhee is the author of the novels Bright Angel Time, Gorgeous Lies, L’’America, and Dear Money. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Real Simple, More, Tin House, The American Scholar, and many other places. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts grant and a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. Gorgeous Lies was a finalist for the National book Award. Her work has been translated into Dutch, German, Arabic, Italian.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
CRWR 185D KEEPING A JOURNAL Undergraduate
CRWR 185L DONT THINK PLOT, THNK TROUBLE Undergraduate
CRWR 187B THE ART OF WRITNG SHORT FICTIN Undergraduate
CRWR 191F ADV TPC: ALL ABOUT CHARACTER Undergraduate
CRWR 199 HONORS PROJECT Undergraduate
CRWR 241 FICTION WRITING Graduate
CRWR 250A HATCH: A NOVEL IN PROGRESS Graduate
CRWR 291Y KEEPING A JOURNAL Graduate
CRWR 303 M.F.A. PROJECT Graduate
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