210 Tolley Humanities Building
Associate Professor, English
Dana Spiotta is the author of three novels,Lightning Field (Scribner, 2001); Eat the Document (Scribner, 2006),which was a finalist for the 2006 National Book Award and a recipient of the Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters; and Stone Arabia (Scribner, 2011), which was a National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist and a New York Times Notable Book of 2011. Stone Arabia was named a best book of 2011 by The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Entertainment Weekly, The Believer, and Salon. Spiotta was a Guggenheim Fellow in 2008, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow in 2009, and she won the 2008-9 Rome Prize.