Lyn Di Iorio
Professor of English, City College and CUNY Graduate Center, English
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley; M.A., Creative Writing, Stanford University; B.A., Harvard University
Campus Affiliation: City College of New York|CUNY Graduate Center
Research Interests: Caribbean and U.S. Latino/a literatures; literatures of the Americas; magical realism; ghosts and the Gothic; fiction writing: the novel; minority and multi-ethnic literature and aesthetics.
Theory Group Field Specialization: Postcolonial Literature and Theory
Chronological Period Specialization: American Literature to 1900|Twentieth-Century Literature
Moments of Magical Realism in US Ethnic Literatures, co-edited anthology (Co-editor. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).
Outside the Bones, a novel (Arte Publico Press at The University of Houston, 2011).
Contemporary U.S. Latino/a Literary Criticism, an anthology (Co-editor. Palgrave Macmillan 2007).
Killing Spanish: Literary Essays on Ambivalent U.S. Latino/a Identity (Palgrave Macmillan, Global Publishing at St. Martin's Press, 2004, 2009).
"The Voices of Laughter in The Brief Woundrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz,” article in projected anthology (Duke UP).
It's All About Shoes, co-edited anthology on women’s relationships with their shoes (Telling Our Stories Press).
The Sound of Falling Darkness, a novel (second runner-up for the 2011 Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society Novel-in-Progress award).