Fatin Abbas

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

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


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.