Author Danielle Evans Will Be Joining the Faculty at the University of Wisconsin

lit-evansDanielle Evans has announced that she will be joining the faculty at the University of Wisconsin this coming fall. She currently serves as an assistant professor of literature at American University in Washington, D.C.

Evans is the author of the short-story collection Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self (Riverhead, 2010), which was a co-winner of the 2011 PEN American Robert W. Bingham Prize, the winner of the 2011 Paterson Prize for Fiction, and the 2011 Hurston-Wright Award for fiction.

Evans is a graduate of Columbia University and holds a master of fine arts degree from the Iowa Writer’s Workshop. She is a former fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing.

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