Assistant Professor of English
309 Pardee Hall


  • M.F.A., Syracuse University


Teaching interests: Creative writing; short fiction; genre fiction; contemporary literature; cultural criticism; TV writing; African diaspora literature; literature in translation; climate change fiction.

Selected publications:

“The Good Plan,” McSweeney’s #58 (forthcoming).

Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem: A Memoir (with Daniel R. Day), Random House, 2019.

As We Approach the City,” The Common, 2019.

Your Taxi Is the Greatest Movement,” Witness, 2011.