Visiting Assistant Professor, Writing
Phone: (336) 758-8633
BA, Yale University
MA, Fordham University
MFA, Columbia University
Areas of Interest
Literatures of the Black Diaspora
Margaret Lamb Writing to the Right-Hand Margin Prize for Fiction, 2012 & 2011.
Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize, Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival, 2011.
Elmore A. Willets Prize for Fiction Writing, President and Fellows of Yale University, 2008.
Yale Daily News Wallace Prize for Fiction, Second Place, 2007.
Halsey Street. Little A Books. Forthcoming Fall 2017.
Memoir & Essay
“Remembering When Brooklyn Was Mine.” The New York Times 20 Feb. 2011.
“Sound Takes: Psychic Reader.” The Rumpus 10 Sept. 2015.
“Lyrical Impulse: An Interview with Stacey D’Erasmo.” Guernica 1 Aug. 2014.
“More Than Its Parts.” A Practical Wedding 16 July 2014.
To see more publications, visit the author website of Naima Coster: www.naimacoster.com
Courses Taught at Wake Forest
WRI 111G/H: Writing Seminar: What Does It Mean To Be an American?
WRI 111M: Writing Seminar: What’s the Point of “I”?: Uses of the First Person