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Tiphanie Yanique

Tiphanie Yanique is the author of How to Escape from a Leper Colony.  She is the winner of a Pushcart Prize, the Kore Press Fiction Prize, The Academy of American Poets Prize, a Fulbright Scholarship in writing and the Boston Review Fiction Prize. She is the winner of the 2010 Rona Jaffe Prize in Fiction.  Her fiction, poetry or essays can be found in the Best African American Fiction, Transition Magazine, American Short Fiction, The London Magazine, Prism International, Callaloo, and other journals and anthologies. She has had residencies with Bread Loaf, Callaloo, Squaw Valley and the Cropper Foundation for Caribbean Writers.  Tiphanie is a professor of Creative Writing and Caribbean Literature at Drew University.

Tiphanie Yanique reads in the Writers at Newark Reading Series with Jericho Brown on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 5:30-7pm, Paul Robeson Gallery.

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