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Alex Gilvarry, MFA

Assistant Professor

Graduate Faculty

MFA, Hunter College

BA, Hunter College

Office: Wilson Annex, Room 411

Phone: 732-571-7548


Spring 2018 Office Hours:

Monday, 1-2:45 p.m. by appointment.

Spring 2018 Courses:

EN 217 Rebirth of Comedy

EN 251 Creative Writing: Intro

EN 491 Seminar in English

Regularly Taught Courses:

EN 102 - College Composition II

EN 251 - Creative Writing: Intro

EN 252 - Creative Writing: Fiction

EN 352 - Craft of Writing

EN 451 - Advanced Creative Writing

EN 611: Seminar: Creative Writing Fiction


Alex Gilvarry has been a Norman Mailer Fellow, a Visiting Scholar at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas in Austin, and has received the Hornblower Award at the 2012 New York City Book Awards for his debut novel From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant. He has previously taught at Wesleyan University and Manhattanville College.



Eastman was Here, Viking/Penguin 2017 

From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant, Viking/Penguin 2012



Works in Progress: Eastman: A Novel