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Hannah Assadi

Visiting Instructor


Hannah Lillith Assadi, a National Book Foundation 5 under 35 honoree, is the author of Sonora, which received the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and was a finalist for the PEN/ Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Her second novel The Stars Are Not Yet Bells was a New Yorker and NPR best book of 2022. She teaches fiction at the Columbia University School of the Arts and the Pratt Institute.

MFA, Fiction, Columbia University School of the Arts

BA, Middle Eastern Literature and Creative Writing, Columbia University