Jonathan Readey

Jonathan Readey
Lecturer in English
Office: 70 Brown St., Rm. 324
Phone: (401) 863-9263

Ph.D. University of Virginia, 2012
M.F.A. in Creative Writing, University of Notre Dame, 2002
M.Phil. University of Cambridge, 2000
B.A. University of Virginia, 1996

Research Interests
Nonfiction writing and the research essay; creative nonfiction; journalism; business and technical writing; twentieth-century and contemporary British and British commonwealth literature, especially the novel; Anglophone, World English, and transatlantic literature; postcolonial and colonial literature; Postmodernism and Modernism; creative writing, especially fiction

Professional Accomplishments
Jonathan Readey works in the fields of nonfiction writing, where he has co-edited the book Crafting Cultural Rhetorics: Readings for University Writers; literary criticism, where he has published essays in The Henry James Review and the book collection The Literature of New York; and creative writing, where he has published several short stories in literary journals. He has also taught at the University of Virginia, the University of Notre Dame, and Indiana University-South Bend. Prior to returning to academia, he worked in television news, business writing, technical writing, and researching and editing commemorative books, experiences he tries to bring to bear in his courses at Brown.