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Chelsea Horne Professorial Lecturer Department of Literature

MFA, Creative Writing, American University
MA, Literature, Binghamton University
BA, English and Rhetoric, Binghamton University

Favorite Spot on Campus
In the classroom
Chelsea Leigh Horne writes fiction, poetry, and essays. Her stories have twice won the Andrew Bergman award in Creative Writing and her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Rumpus, LitHub, The Paterson Literary Review, The Buffalo News, Washington Independent Review of Books, Café Americain and elsewhere. Horne is the World/Travel editor at Ragazine, the global online magazine of arts, information, and entertainment.

As a researcher, Horne’s interests encompass literature, critical theory, cultural studies, gender, race, affect, cognitive studies, and the performing arts. She has presented and published her work both nationally and internationally. As a teacher, Horne has taught workshops and master classes in four continents and since 2014, she leads a winter session study abroad program in the United Kingdom.

Horne received a 2017 DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities grant as an Artist Fellow.
For the Media
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