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Melissa MaloufMelissa Malouf  
Professor of the Practice

Office Location: 303H Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 660-2432, (919) 682-3119
Email Address: mmalouf@duke.edu
Web Page: http://melissamalouf.com/

Teaching (Fall, 2019):

  • English 321s.01, Int. workshop wtg of fict. Synopsis
    Smith wrhs 177, W 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Office Hours:

Wednesday and Friday 2:00 p.m.  - 3:00 p.m. and by appointment.

Education:

Ph.D., University of California at Irvine

B.A., magna cum laude, University of California, Irvine
Specialties:

Creative Writing
Melissa Malouf is Professor of the Practice of English, Director of the Office of Undergraduate Scholars and Fellows, and the Arts in Contemporary Society FOCUS program. She is the author of a novel, It Had to Be You (Avisson Press, 1997) and a collection of stories, No Guarantees (William Morrow, 1990). One of the stories in this collection, "The Golden Robe," was awarded a prestigious Pushcart Prize (1989). Several of her stories have been cited for excellence by both Pushcart and Best American Short Stories; two of them appear in North Carolina anthologies of contemporary literature. She has written three one-act plays, which premiered at Duke, as well as two opera libretti, one of them commissioned by The Durham Arts Council. Dr. Malouf is the recipient of The Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award (1997), and is the Director of the Office of Undergraduate Scholars and Fellows.

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Malouf, M. No Guarantees. William Morrow & Co., 1990. (a collection of stories; reprinted in paperback edition (Avisson P, 1998))
  2. Malouf, M. It Had to be You: The Joan and Ernest Story. Avisson Press, 1997. (a novel)
  3. "Red Horse Running Through Water." Mid-American Review (Fall 1984), reprinted in Voices from Home: The North Carolina Prose Anthology (Fall 1997) (Fall, 1984).
  4. "From You Know Who." Raritan (Winter 1984); reprinted in This Is Where We Live: Short Stories by 25 Contemporary North Carolina Writers (Fall 2000) (Winter, 1984).

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