Meredith Steinbach

Photo by Zachary S. HartmanPhoto by Zachary S. HartmanMeredith Steinbach, Professor Emerita of Literary Arts

Office Location: Room 202
68 1/2 Brown St.
Phone: (401) 863-3526
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Meredith Steinbach is the author of The Enigma of Rain & Other StoriesTo Be Sung on the Water; Village with Blue Doors; The Charmed Life of Flowers: Field Notes from Provence (Winner of the International General Fiction Category at the 2013 Paris Book Festival); Beata Rustica: The Tale of the Would-Be Saint; Zara; Here Lies The Water; The Birth of the World as We Know It; or, Teiresias; In the Realm of Which There is No Sign; and Reliable Light. Further prizes and honors have included the Pushcart Prize for the Short Story; the National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship; the Bunting Fellowship of Radcliffe College at Harvard University;  O. Henry Award for the Short Story; 100 Distinguished Stories, Best American Short Stories; the Thomas J. Watson Institute Travel Grant  for research in France and Greece; among others. 

She retired from teaching at the end of the 2017-2018 Academic Year.