Fatin Abbas

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Visiting Assistant Professor Writing Department fabbas@pratt.edu 718.687.5770 p Brooklyn Campus, DeKalb Hall 3

Personal URL

http://www.fatinabbas.com

Education

AM, PhD, Comparative Literature, Harvard University
MFA, Fiction, Hunter College, City University of New York
BA, English, Downing College, University of Cambridge

Biography

Fatin Abbas' novel, The Interventionists, is forthcoming from W.W. Norton & Co. Her short fiction has appeared in Granta, Freeman's: The Best New Writing on Arrival, The Warwick Review and Friction , and her journalism and non-fiction have appeared in The Nation, Le Monde diplomatique, Die Zeit and Africa is a Country, among other venues.

She has been a Miles Morland Foundation Writing Scholar (UK), a Writer-in-Residence at the Jan Michalski Foundation for Writing and Literature (Switzerland), a Maison Baldwin St. Paul de Vence Writer-in-Residence (France), as well as an Austrian Federal Chancellery/KulturKontakt Artist-in-Residence (Austria), and is a forthcoming fellow at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany.