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Fatin Abbas

Visiting Assistant Professor


Fatin Abbas’ novel, Ghost Season, 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), an Austrian Federal Chancellery/KulturKontakt Artist-in-Residence (Austria), as well as a fellow at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany.

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