Professor of Literary Arts
Office Location: Room 305, 68 1/2 Brown St.
Phone: (401) 863-9408
Professor Evenson will be leaving Brown at the end of 2015 to join the Cal Arts faculty.
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.