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Dana Czapnik

Adjunct Assistant Professor



Dana Czapnik’s critically acclaimed debut novel The Falconer was published in 2019. It was long-listed for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and was a New York Times Editors’ Choice Pick and an O, The Oprah Magazine Reading Room Pick. Czapnik has earned fellowships in Fiction from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Center for Fiction, and the Hertog Foundation. Her essays, interviews, and fiction have been published in The Guardian, The Rumpus, ESPN, Lithub, Refinery 29, and Electric Literature.  

ENGL BC3107 Introduction to Fiction Writing

MFA, Hunter College

BA, Brandeis University