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Aviya Kushner
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Aviya Kushner

Creative Writing - Nonfiction

Aviya Kushner is the author of And There Was Evening, And There Was Morning, about the experience of reading the Bible in English after a lifetime of reading it in Hebrew, which is forthcoming from Random House/ Spiegel & Grau. Her essays have appeared in Partisan Review, The Jerusalem Post, The Wilson Quarterly, and Poets & Writers.  Her fiction has appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, and her poems have been published in Harvard Review, Prairie Schooner, Passages North, The Saint Ann’s Review, and Salamander. She covers books and authors for The Jerusalem Post, and she is a contributing editor at A Public Space.

She holds an MFA from The University of Iowa in nonfiction writing, an MA from Boston University’s creative writing program in poetry, a Cértificat Supérieur from the Sorbonne, and a BA from The Johns Hopkins University in the Writing Seminars and the History of Art.

Office Location: English Department, 504, 5th floor, 33 E. Congress

Office Phone: 312-369-8255

FAX: 312-369-8001

Email: akushner@colum.edu

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Aviya Kushner
Department of English
Columbia College of Chicago
600 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605