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Alena Graedon, MFA

Assistant Professor

MFA, Columbia University

BA, Brown University

Office: Wilson Annex, Room 403


Fall 2017 Office Hours:

Monday and Thursday, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.; and by appointment.

Fall 2017 Courses:

EN 202 - Literature II

EN 426 - Short Story in English

EN 615 - Seminar: CW Writer's Crafttive Writing: Non-Fiction

Regularly Taught Courses:

EN 202 Literature II

EN 252 Creative Writing: Fiction

Professional Associations:

PEN America

Selected Works:


The Word Exchange (Doubleday, 2014)


She is currently at work on a second novel and a collection of short stories.

Additional Information:

Graedon's nonfiction has been published in The Believer, Guernica, The New York Times Book Review, Postroad, and elsewhere.