She was recognized as a talented writer at an early age, publishing in Seventeen magazine at the age of Packer attended Yale Universitywhere she received a BA in Her short story in the issue became the title story in her collection Drinking Coffee Elsewhere. As Publishers Weekly put it, "this debut short story collection is getting the highest of accolades from the New York TimesHarper'sthe New Yorker and most every other branch of the literary criticism tree. This short story collection is brimming with characters who are striving to find themselves, to understand themselves, and to survive", comments Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Colson Whitehead.
Packer is currently working on a novel set during Reconstruction in the aftermath of the Civil War : "The subject is the Buffalo Soldiers ; blacks who left the South, Louisiana in this case, and traveled to the West. You don't hear much about blacks in the West and I became really fascinated by them. I thought to justify my interest I had better write about them. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American novelist, short story writer.
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Regardless of what you think, this creative scholarship might be your only chance to get exposure in the Online Writing Industry. Plus, you might get lucky enough to work in our very own writing panel. Hop down to have a look at what this contest is all about and what you have to do to claim huge prize money:. We at Speakers Hunter are always in search of unpolished talent and this is where the idea of creative scholarship emerged.
The contest involves writing up an essay or what we might call an argumentative document on different topics. If you are already fluent in English, then this might be the best opportunity to cash it out.
So, ready to bring that creative side of your personality? We know you are already getting pretty much excited. The scholarship contest is meant for all those students who are studying at a University or a College.
If you meet all the requirements mentioned above, you might be getting the chance to grab a good amount of money without any hassle. These are some of the topics that you have to write on. Keep in mind that you have to choose only one topic and write on it accordingly. Some basic guidelines for writing the content are as follows: Keep in mind that if not followed, you might be kicked out from the competition.
Submitting the content is easy.
Make sure that you write all your credentials such as your name and the University you are enrolled in the body part of the email. The last date to submit your essay is from January 1 to January 10, The 1st position would be announced by our panel on February 2nd, On the other hand, the 2nd and 3rd position would be announced on February 10,respectively.
Speakers Hunter would be forced to give the prize money directly to the Financial Aid Office of the University or College you are enrolled in. Speakers Hunter would have the privilege to use your essay for its gains. The contracts and sponsorships given by us would be time-limited. However, we can extend the time frame based on how you perform. Speakers Hunter Creative Writing Scholarship The wait is finally over as Speakers Hunter is finally inviting all students to participate in its Creative Writing Scholarship for the Year So, are you excited about the scholarship?Much of his work is satirical.
Petersburg —which he alternately calls "St. Leningrad" or "St. He comes from a Jewish family, with an ethnically Russian maternal grandparent,  and describes his family as typically Soviet.
His father worked as an engineer in a LOMO camera factory; his mother was a pianist. When he was five, he wrote a page comic novel.
Shteyngart immigrated to the United States in and was brought up in Queens, New York,  with no television in the apartment in which he lived, where English was not the household language.
He did not shed his thick Russian accent until the age of He is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School  in New York Cityand Oberlin College in Ohiowhere he earned a degree in politics, in with a senior thesis on the former Soviet republics of GeorgiaMoldova and Tajikistan. After Oberlin, he worked a series of jobs, as a writer, for non-profit organizations in New York. Shteyngart took a trip to Prague in the early s,  and this experience helped spawn his first novel, The Russian Debutante's Handbookset in the fictitious European city of Prava.
He has taught writing at Hunter College, and currently teaches writing at Columbia University. Shteyngart's work has received numerous awards.
Inhe was named one of the five best new writers by Shout NY Magazine. In JuneShteyngart was named as one of The New Yorker magazine's "20 under 40" luminary fiction writers.
Thirty-five years after he emigrated to the U. His book, Lake Success was promoted by a film trailer with Ben Stiller.
Shteyngart has also become known for his prolific blurbing  which has inspired a Tumblr website devoted to his Collected Blurbs,  a live reading,  and a fifteen-minute documentary narrated by Jonathan Ames.
Shteyngart is married to Esther Won, who is of Korean descent. In Octoberthey became parents to Johnny Won Shteyngart. Shteyngart now lives in the Gramercy neighborhood of Manhattan  and spends six months out of the year at a house  in the Hudson River Valley   in northern Dutchess County  where he does nearly all of his writing.
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Next Hunter Focus.Skip to content. Skip to navigation. The concentration in C reative Writing is designed to provide students with an informed appreciation of the depth and breadth of literature written in English, as well as the opportunity to develop their own interests and skills in creative writing. Students concentrating in Creative Writing take ENGL Introduction to Literary Studies, five required courses in literature, and at least four creative writing workshops.
This Concentration Consists of Four Parts:. Five Required Literature Courses 15 credits. One course chosen from the following courses in American Literature:. One course chosen from the following courses in Multi-Ethnic or Transnational Literatures written in English:.
One course chosen from the following courses in Literary Theory, Linguistics, or Rhetoric:. One or level English course with a focus on literature or rhetoric before Note: Students may use a period appropriate Honors Seminar to satisfy this requirement.
Students may not use ENGL or to satisfy this requirement. Consult individual course descriptions or an English advisor for guidance. Four Required Creative Writing Workshops 12 credits. After successfully completing English with a grade of B or higher, students take three more creative writing workshops from the following, at least one of which must be a level-II workshop:.
Additional Note: Students may repeat level-II workshops once for credit. Three Electives 9 credits. In special cases, full-time faculty may find it appropriate to supervise a student who is interested in taking on an individual creative project for 3 credits; this option is listed in the catalogue, and in semester-by-semester class postings, as ENGL Independent Tutorial Study. Successful completion of such a course may also, if arranged beforehand, qualify as an Honors course.
All English majors also have the option to take one of their elective courses in another department. Students with double majors may apply the course to one of those majors, but not both. Students may choose from the List of Eligible Courses and Departments. If you wish to take a level course in another department that is not on the list, you must get prior written approval from an English advisor and, in some cases, from the department offering the course.
Please use the Creative Writing checklist to help plan and monitor your progress in the major. Skip to navigation Search Hunter. Advanced Search…. Creative Writing 39 Credits Beginning Fall The concentration in C reative Writing is designed to provide students with an informed appreciation of the depth and breadth of literature written in English, as well as the opportunity to develop their own interests and skills in creative writing.
Five Required Literature Courses 15 credits 1.
One or level English course with a focus on literature or rhetoric before Note: Students may use a period appropriate Honors Seminar to satisfy this requirement. Four Required Creative Writing Workshops 12 credits 1.In the midst of the so-called current situation, our Open House is open. All you need to do is click.
There you will normally discover just how close Hunter College is to the subway. A minute later you will learn that we offer a free ride to every poetry and fiction student. In a normal year you will see the 36 students standing on the stage in front you. From them you will expect the gritty truth. For instance, what is a Hunter writing workshop really like?
What will you learn? Are the students full of attitude?
Are the walls splashed with writers' blood? Can you get a degree and keep a job? Do the professors like to teach? For that matter, who are the three professors who will actually teach you? Et cetera.
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But now we have the so-called "current situation. The answer is, you visit the Open House we had on Zoom and which we thoughtfully recorded.
Click here for fiction, here for non-fiction, here for poetry. To see who will teach you, click here. After that, who knows? Maybe we'll see you next year, in real life, standing with your classmates on the stage of the Kaye Theatre. To receive updates about applying to the Hunter MFA, please enter your email here.
All Rights Reserved. Free Ride. Who will really teach you? Colson Whitehead, Zadie Smith, etc. Your fellow students and their work. Sitting in class with Michael Ondaatje. Workshop, etc. How to get in the door. Every deadline you need to know. The GRE. Who's in charge here? Degree structure. Sample an undergrad class.