Meredith Steinbach, Professor of Literary Arts
Office Location: Room 202,
68 1/2 Brown St.
Phone: (401) 863-3526
Fall 2012 courses
Spring 2013 courses
Meredith Steinbach is the author of novels: Zara, Here Lies The Water, The Birth of the World as We Know It; or, Teiresias, and The Charmed Life of Flowers: Field Notes from Provence, a collection of stories, Reliable Light, and Beata Rustica, a novel, which will be out in 2013.
Prizes and honors have included, among others, a travel grant from the Thomas J. Watson Institute for International Exchange for research in France and Greece; Rhode Island State Artist's Grant (In The Realm of Which There Is No Sign, a play); O. Henry Award for the Short Story; Rhode Island State Literary Award for Excellence; Mary Ingraham Bunting Fellowship at Harvard-Radcliffe; 100 Distinguished Stories, Best American Shorts Stories; National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship; Pushcart Prize for the Short Story.
Her teaching career began while a Teaching-Writing Fellow at the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop, followed by faculty positions at Antioch College, Northwestern University, the University of Washington. She has been a member of the Faculty of Brown University since 1983 and continues as Professor of Literary Arts.