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Olivia Friedman

Dr. Olivia Friedman

Associate Professor


Olivia Clare's short story collection, Disasters in the First World, was published in 2017 by Grove Press/Black Cat. Clare’s novel is forthcoming from Grove Atlantic. In fiction, she is a recipient of a 2014 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award, and winner of a 2014 O. Henry Prize. Her stories have appeared in The Paris Review, Granta, Southern Review, ZYZZYVA, Catapult, Boston Review, n+1, Kenyon Review, and elsewhere. She is also the author of a book of poems, The 26-Hour Day (New Issues, 2015). She is a recipient of a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation and the Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship from Colgate University. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Southern Review, London Magazine, FIELD, and other journals. She's been awarded fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Vermont Studio Center, and the Djerassi Resident Artists Program.

  • PHD - University of Nevada-Las Vegas (2016)

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Creative Writing - Fiction, Creative Writing - Poetry