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Tiphanie Yanique

Tiphanie Yanique Originally from Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Tiphanie Yanique is a novelist, poet and college professor. She is a former Fulbright Scholar, and has received the Mary Grant Charles Award for fiction, the Academy of American Poets Prize, and the Tufts University Africana Prize for Creativity.

She is also the recipient of a 2008 Pushcart Prize, the 2006 Boston Review Fiction Prize, and was the Parks Fellow/Writer-in-Residence at Rice University. Her short story “The Saving Work” was chosen by Margot Livesey for the 2007 Kore Press Short Fiction Award.

Yanique is the author of the story collection How to Escape from a Leper Colony, she is a 2010 Rona Jaffe Writers’ Award winner and was named by the National Book Awards as one of 2011’s “5 Under 35.” She teaches at the New School and lives in Brooklyn and Saint Thomas.

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