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Solmaz Sharif

Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1401

Solmaz Sharif joins the Department of English as assistant professor in creative writing. Her first book of poetry, “Look,” won an American Book Award and was included on best books lists by The New York Times and Publishers Weekly; it was also a finalist for the National Book Awards and the PEN Open Book Award. Sharif has received fellowships from the Lannan Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts and poetry prizes from Princeton University and The Rona Jaffe Foundation.


M.F.A. New York University

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 562forms of Poetry
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 287Beginning Workshop Poetry
ENG 387Intermediate Workshop Poetry
ENG 593Applied Project