Victoria Redel

BA, Dartmouth College. MFA, Columbia University. Author of three books of poetry and four books of fiction, including her most recent collection of stories, Make Me Do Things (2013), for which she was awarded a 2014 Guggenheim fellowship for fiction. Her novels include The Border of Truth (2007), and Loverboy (Graywolf, 2001/Harcourt, 2002), which was awarded the 2001 S. Mariella Gable Novel Award and the 2002 Forward Silver Literary Fiction Prize and was chosen in 2001 as a Los Angeles Times Best Book. Loverboy was adapted for a feature film directed by Kevin Bacon. Swoon (University of Chicago Press, 2003), was a finalist for the James Laughlin Award. Her work has been widely anthologized and translated; her fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in numerous magazines and journals, including Granta.com. Harvard Review, The Quarterly, The Literarian, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, Elle, Bomb, More, and NOON. SLC, 1996–

Courses taught in Writing

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • First-Year Studies: Coming of Age and Going Beyond—Fiction Workshop
2012-2013
  • Memory and Fiction
2011-2012
  • Memory and Fiction

Courses taught in MFA Writing Program

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Poetry Workshop

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