Carrie Brown

Carrie BrownProfessor of English and Creative Writing
Director of the Center for Creativity, Design and the Arts

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O | Fletcher Hall | Second Floor, 203

B.A., English | Brown University
M.F.A., Creative Writing | University of Virginia

Carrie Brown is the author of seven acclaimed novels — most recently “The Stargazer’s Sister,” which won the Library of Virginia’s 2017 People’s Choice Award — and a collection of short stories. She has won many awards for her work, including a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, the Barnes and Noble Discover Award, the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for work by an American woman writer, the Great Lakes Book Award, and, twice, the Library of Virginia Award for fiction. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in many journals including Tin House, The Southern Review, One Story, Glimmer Train, The Georgia Review, and The Oxford American. Her work has been translated into several languages.