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