He is also the author of a book of nonfiction, Eating Animals.Foer was one of Rolling Stone's "People of the Year" and Esquire's "Best and Brightest,” and was included in The New Yorker magazine's "20 Under 40" list of writers. John Freeman, writer and literary critic, was the editor of the literary magazine Granta, until 2013 as well as the former president of the National Book Critics Circle. His writing has appeared in almost 200 English-language publications around the world, including The New York Times Book Review, the Los Angeles Times The Guardian, and The Wall Street Journal.
Barnett has taught at Barnard, the New School, and NYU, where she was honored with an Outstanding Service Award.His work has been honored by the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a Whiting Writers Award, two Lambda Literary Awards, and the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction.He is Professor/Writer in Residence at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Nathan Englander is the author of the internationally bestselling story collection For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, the novel The Ministry of Special Cases, and the collection What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank (Knopf, Spring 2012).The Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program is a two-year, four-semester course of individualized study designed to help poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and hybrid-genre writers hone their skill and work towards mastering their craft.Combining Miami University’s long tradition of rigorous graduate English education with the best aspects of the low residency model, students will learn to read and think as writers, while benefiting from working one-on-one with literary mentors.He is the author of four novels, Paris Trance, The Search, The Colour of Memory, and Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi; a critical study of John Berger, Ways of Telling; and six genre-defying titles, including But Beautiful, Out of Sheer Rage, Yoga For People Who Can't Be Bothered To Do It, and The Ongoing, among others.Otherwise Known as the Human Condition, a collection of essays, was published in the U. in 2011 and won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism.Geoff Dyer's was born in Cheltenham, England and educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.He is currently living in Los Angeles where he is Writer in Residence at USC.Ishion Hutchinson was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica.He is the author of two poetry collections: Far District and House of Lords and Commons.