Brian Morton

Director, Program in Writing

BA, Sarah Lawrence College. Author of the novels The Dylanist, Starting Out in the Evening, A Window Across the River, Breakable You, and Florence Gordon (forthcoming in September). He has been the recipient of the Guggenheim award, the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Koret Jewish Book Award for Fiction, and has been a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award. A Window Across the River was a Today show book club choice, and Starting Out in the Evening was made into a motion picture, which premiered at the Sundance festival in 2007. SLC, 1998–

Undergraduate discipline: Writing
Graduate program: MFA Writing Program

Courses taught in MFA Writing Program

  • Workshop in the Novel

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