Brian Evenson

Brian Evenson
Professor of Literary Arts


Office Location: Room 305, 68 1/2 Brown St.
Phone: (401) 863-9408


Fall 2014 courses
LITR1230T S01 - Origin of the Detective Story
LITR2010A  S01 - Graduate Fiction 

Spring 2015 courses:  
LITR1200 S01 - Writers on Writing
LITR2110I S01 - The Novella

Brian Evenson is the author of twelve books of fiction, most recently Immobility (2012) and Windeye (2012).  His other books include Last Days (which won the American Library Association's award for Best Horror Novel of 2009) and the story collection Fugue State, both of which were on Time Out New York's top books of 2009. His novel The Open Curtain (Coffee House Press) was a finalist for an Edgar Award and an IHG Award. His work has been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese and Slovenian. He lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island, where he is a professor in Brown University's Literary Arts Department. Other books include The Wavering Knife (which won the IHG Award for best story collection), Dark Property, and Altmann's Tongue. He has translated work by Christian Gailly, Jean Frémon, Claro, Jacques Jouet, Eric Chevillard, Antoine Volodine, and others. He is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship and three O. Henry Prizes.