Laura Furman

Laura Furman, emeritus (Fiction, Non-fiction) is an award-winning novelist, short story writer, and essayist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, Subtropics, Ploughshares, The Yale Review, The Threepenny Review, The American Scholar, and elsewhere.  She has written four collections of stories (The Glass House, Watch Time Fly, Drinking  with the Cook, The Mother Who Stayed) two novels (The Shadow Line, Tuxedo Park), and a  memoir (Ordinary Paradise).  She has been the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Paisano Project, and the National Endowment for the Arts.  Although she has retired from regular teaching, she is series editor of the PEN/ O. Henry Prize Stories, and works with graduate creative writing student assistants on the volume.