Matthew Salesses Reading & Presentation

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Join the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program in hearing a reading and presentation from Matthew Salesses, candidate for the position of assistant professor of fiction writing. Email for Zoom info.

Matthew Salesses is the author of the novels Disappear Doppelgänger Disappear (Little A), a 2020 PEN/Faulkner finalist; The Hundred-Year Flood (Little A, 2015); and I’m Not Saying, I’m Just Saying (2013). His nonfiction books include Craft in the Real World: Rethinking Fiction Writing and Workshopping (Catapult, 2021), a Best Book of 2021 at NPR, Esquire, Chicago Tribune, and others; and Different Racisms: On Stereotypes, the Individual, and Asian American Masculinity (2015). Two books are forthcoming from Little, Brown: the novel The Sense of Wonder and the memoir-in-essays To Grieve Is to Carry Another Time.

Salesses' essays can be found in Best American Essays 2020, NPR Code Switch, and The New York Times Motherlode. He has received awards and fellowships from Bread Loaf, Glimmer Train, Mid-American Review, [PANK], HTMLGIANT, and IMPAC. He received a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston and an MFA in Fiction from Emerson College. Salesses is an assistant professor of Creative Writing at Oklahoma State University.

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