Erin Marie Soros, Fiction Writer, Exeter
Erin Marie Soros was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and received her Bachelor of Arts with honors in English and Theatre, her Master of Arts in English, and her Master of Fine Arts in Writing from the University of British Columbia. Most recently she was a George Bennet Fellow at Phillips Exeter Academy.
She has received numerous awards including a Fulbright Scholarship, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fellowship, a Fiction Writing Scholarship from Columbia University, an Exploration Award, and a Professional Artist Grant from the Canada Council. She has received four Senior Arts Grants from the British Columbia Arts Council, and a Governor General’s Gold Medal at the University of British Columbia.
Her fiction publications include: "Stroke." Carnal Nation, "Inside." Open Letter, This Body She Keeps Confusing with her Own and Home Free: Eye Wuz Here. Soros is frequently a visiting lecturer, presents at conferences, and conducts literary readings locally, in New York and in Canada. Her published poetry includes "Ice Cream," "Ketchup and White Bread," "The Queen," Nana," and "Now."
here for an excerpt from Erin Soros' novel
to 2006 Fellows page
October 25, 2005