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Nomi Eve

Nomi Eve, MFA

Director, MFA in Creative Writing
Assistant Professor
Department of English and Philosophy
Office: 5016 MacAlister

Additional Sites:


  • MFA, Creative Writing, Brown University, 1993
  • BA, English Literature, Penn State, 1990

Curriculum Vitae:

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Nomi Eve is the author of "Henna House" and "The Family Orchard", which was a Book-of-the-Month Club main selection and was nominated for a National Jewish Book Award. 

She has an MFA in fiction writing from Brown University and has worked as a freelance book reviewer for The Village Voice and New York Newsday

Her stories and essays have appeared in the New York Times, Glimmer Train Stories, The Voice Literary Supplement, Conjunctions, and The International Quarterly

She lives in Philadelphia with her family. You can learn more about her at her website.

Selected Publications:

  • The Family Orchard (Knopf)
  • Henna House (Scribner)

Short Fiction:

  • The Education of Benesh the Matchmaker (Conjunctions Magazine)
  • The Deerskin Torah (Jewish


  • The Wrong Uncle (Modern Love Column/New York Times)